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University of Central Florida Football Scout Team Member / Reserve Robert Pritchard Looking for Help from Knights’ Extended Family
September 28th, 2012 at 8:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel reports that former defensive end Robert Pritchard is counting on the Knights extended family for support. ***PHOTO1*** Pritchard, a Georgia native, was well on his way to a promising future. He was considered the ninth-best defensive end prospect in the state of Georgia as reported by ESPN and was...

Las Vegas Oddsmakers Have University of Central Florida Football Three Point Favorites Over Missouri Tigers
September 25th, 2012 at 12:35 PM
The Orlando Sentinel reported Monday afternoon that several Las Vegas oddsmakers have the University of Central Florida's football program marked as three point favorites in this Saturday's home match up with the University of Missouri. ***PHOTO1*** Initially, the Black and Gold opened the week listed as a "pick'em game," with the contest against the...

University of Central Florida Men’s Basketball Program Adds New Assistant Director of Basketball Operations
September 25th, 2012 at 11:31 AM
The University of Central Florida men's basketball program has added a new member to its extended family, with Adam Williams coming on board with the Knights as Assistant Director of Basketball Operations. ***PHOTO1*** A former player and graduate assistant for UCF head coach Donnie Jones while Jones was still at Marshall University, Williams...

University of Central Florida Men’s Soccer Ties FGCU Eagles in Double-Overtime Draw
September 23rd, 2012 at 4:40 PM
The University of Central Florida men's soccer team needed a late goal from Deshorn Brown - his first of the year - to earn a 2-2 double-overtime draw on the road in Fort Myers, Florida against Florida Gulf Coast University Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Knights actually led the game for the majority...

University of Central Florida Football – RB Latavius Murray Back in Time for Missouri Game?
September 20th, 2012 at 9:30 PM
Potentially good news for the University of Central Florida Knights football team Thursday evening, as the Orlando Sentinel reports starting tailback Latavius Murray could be "back in the rotation" at tailback for the Knights (2-1) as UCF squares off against the University of Missouri on Sept. 29. Commented head coach George O'Leary...

University of Central Florida Knights Men’s Golf Scores Third-Straight Adams Cup Win
September 20th, 2012 at 9:18 PM
  The University of Central Florida men’s golf team had plenty to celebrate this past Tuesday afternoon, this as it edged out Yale University by one stroke to win its third straight Adams Cup. ***PHOTO1*** UCF and Yale remained tied after both carded a 286 on the first day of play at Carnegie...

University of Central Florida Football Redeems 2011 Loss with 33-20 Win Over Florida International University Panthers
September 18th, 2012 at 6:55 PM
In post-game press interviews held following a 33-20 win by the University of Central Florida's football program over the visiting Florida International University Panthers, senior defensive end Troy Davis told the Orlando Sentinel, "It's been a long year, and it's been worth it." Davis, of course, was referring to a sense...

University of Central Florida Students / Athletes not the Only Ones to Suffer If Post-Season Play Appeal Fails
September 18th, 2012 at 3:47 PM
  Here’s a different look at the potential fallout from the University of Central Florida’s athletic department electing to move forward with its appeal of an NCAA ban on post-season play for the Knights’ football and basketball programs in 2012-13: According to the Orlando Business Journal, not being able to watch UCF's...

University of Central Florida’s Football Program Will File Appeal with NCAA, Runs Major Risks in the Process
September 15th, 2012 at 11:14 AM
ESPN.com writer Brett McMurphy writes the University of Central Florida will by a Monday deadline file an appeal to a post-season ban in football handed down by the NCAA earlier in the summer, but in doing so, faces "potentially gambling [away] a few million dollars in bowl money" and causing turmoil for...

University of Central Florida Knights Football: Latavius Murray Aiming for Return Against Missouri Tigers
September 13th, 2012 at 11:10 AM
University of Central Florida head football coach George O'Leary tells the Orlando Sentinel Tuesday he hopes starting tailback Latavius Murray will be back in the lineup for the Knights when UCF hosts Missouri on Sept. 29. ***PHOTO1*** Murray, however, will not be available this Saturday as the Knights host Sun Belt Conference representative, Florida...

University of Central Florida Seeking More Marquee Football Matchups Despite Loss to Ohio State
September 11th, 2012 at 8:04 PM
Losing to Ohio State University in front of a nationally-televised audience this past weekend could hardly be described as an ideal for the University of Central Florida’s football program, but comments UCF Athletics Director Todd Stansbury, the risk incurred in playing one of college football’s marquee teams was well worth...

University of Central Florida Men’s Soccer Make First-Ever Appearance in California Friday.
September 6th, 2012 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** The University of Central Florida's men's soccer program begins an extended trip away from home this weekend, playing two games in California on Friday and Sunday against the University of California - Berkeley and University of California - Davis, respectively, then taking the field as the visiting team two weeks...

University of Central Florida Knights Football Will Take Field Against Ohio State University in Week Two Without Latavius Murray
September 4th, 2012 at 6:39 PM
Fresh off an impressive showing in which the Knights opened their 2012 football season with a 56-14 win on the road against Akron, University of Central Florida head coach George O'Leary, revealed Tuesday some troubling news in regard to this coming Saturday's highly anticipated showdown against the Ohio State University...

University of Central Florida Football – is There a Possibility QB Tyler Gabbert Could See Playing Time Vs. Akron?
August 29th, 2012 at 3:02 PM
  University of Central Florida football coach George 0’Leary tells the Orlando Sentinel he would like to get quarterback Tyler Gabbert playing time this season, however, isn't sure the option will make itself available in the Knights' season opener against Akron tomorrow night. "I'm always looking to get the second string [in,]" O'Leary...

University of Central Florida Knights Men’s Golf Opens 2012-13 Season Ranked No. 19 by Golfweek
August 29th, 2012 at 1:41 PM
As Golfweek released its annual preseason college men's golf preview this past Sunday, the University of Central Florida learned its own program will open the 2012-13 season ranked No. 19 in the country. ***PHOTO1*** Building on a 2011-12 campaign in which the Knights advanced to the NCAA Championships for the first time...

University of Central Florida Football Resists Change Despite Effects of Tropical Storm Isaac
August 27th, 2012 at 10:51 AM
  Tropical Storm Isaac, having Sunday skirted past the Florida Keys and drifted west into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico where it is expected to strengthen, continues to fuel concerns that storm might make landfall as a full-fledged hurricane later this week somewhere along the Louisiana / Mississippi...

University of Central Florida’s Chris Martin Finds New Outlook Regarding Athletics, Academics
August 22nd, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Some may claim the University of Central Florida's Chris Martin has for far too long remained unable to prove a love of playing football for the Knights can outweigh his own desires to live life as he wishes,  outside the boundaries of authority and regardless of whether that is on...

University of Central Florida Men’s Basketball Sees Major Changes Made to Roster with Opening of Fall Semester
August 21st, 2012 at 10:46 AM
  University of Central Florida athletics have seen a challenging year thus far, with few of its programs immune. Changes to the Knights men's basketball roster serve as just the latest example of difficulties faced, with seniors Josh Crittle, C.J. Reed and Marcus Jordan failing to return for the 2012-13 season -...

University of Central Florida Men’s Soccer Powers to 6-1 Win Over Florida Tech in Final Exhibition Contest of 2012
August 20th, 2012 at 10:27 AM
  While the University of Central Florida women's soccer team was busy earning its second win of the season with a 4-0 road victory over Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers Sunday afternoon, the Knights' men's soccer squad was looking equally impressive in its final exhibition match of 2012, downing...

University of Central Florida Basketball Gains Reprieve – Forward Keith Clanton Remaining for 2012 Season
August 19th, 2012 at 2:45 PM
The University of Central Florida men's basketball program earned a reprieve of sorts Saturday, this as senior forward Keith Clanton, projected to be named the preseason Conference USA player of the year, announced he will remain with the Knights in 2012-13 despite NCAA sanctions preventing which will UCF from playing...