UCF Around The Web (11/14/2012 Morning)

November 14, 2012 in Around The Web

I was talking to someone from Orlando yesterday…
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - panicstricken – November 14, 2012, 7:17 am

He told me that most people around town refer to UCF as 13th grade. It made me chuckle. You guys are the Coogar High of Florida. Thats all kinds of all…
He told me that most people around town refer to UCF as 13th grade. It made me chuckle. You guys are the Coogar High of Florida. Thats all kinds of all

Central Florida rolls Alabama State
News Chief
UCF (2-0) shot 36 of 65 for the game and led by as many as 41 points in the second half. The 6-foot-5 Sykes used his size advantage to repeatedly drive the ball to the basket against the outmanned Hornets. He hit 10 of 14 shots and had seven assists.

Fourth-and-go: TU's success on fourth-down plays has been a defining
Tulsa World
Entering Saturday's 11 a.m. Conference USA showdown matching East Division-leading UCF and West-leading Tulsa at H.A. Chapman Stadium, the Hurricane has been uncommonly good on fourth-down execution. The Knights' defense has been

Clanton, Sykes lead Knights to dominant 85-56 win in home opener
Orlando Sentinel
With just less than five minutes remaining on Tuesday night, UCF senior Keith Clanton gathered an outlet pass, turned and threw the ball off the backboard for junior Isaiah Sykes to throw down with an emphatic dunk. "He gave me one last game," Clanton

Six years later, former Winter Springs QB deals with effects from concussions
Orlando Sentinel
A blindside hit put Taylor Salem in the emergency room on the night of Sept. 8, 2006. And provided his mother, Wendy, with memories she never will forget. "It was scary," she said. "To see your son laying there on a backboard, it was frightening." Taylor, then

USF Nation (subscription)

Game 1 Observations: Is USF in trouble?
USF Nation (subscription)
The Bulls reopened the renovated Sun Dome against rival and future Big East conference member, UCF. The Bulls suffered an embarrassing 74-56 loss. The loss was not embarrassing because of the opponent as UCF is a quality team that won 22 games a

UCF crushes Alabama State, Miami shocked by FGCU
Florida Today
Behind strong performances from Keith Clanton and Isaiah Sykes, the UCF men's basketball team rolled to an 85-56 victory over Alabama State Tuesday in its home opener. The Knights, who never trailed during the contest, improved to 2-0 on the year with

Insider: UCF Basketball wins home opener
Sports Talk Florida
The UCF Knights (2-0) won their home opener 85-56 against Alabama State(0-3). UCF dominated in all aspects of the game and held the lead throughout the game. UCF's shot rating was 65.5 percent while Alabama State was only allowed a 36.5 percent

Clanton, Sykes lead Knights past Hornets
Central Florida Future
UCF junior guard Isaiah Sykes was named C-USA Player of the Week two days after tallying 26 points and a near triple-double at USF. Early on in the match against the Hornets, however, he would need his co-star senior forward Keith Clanton to carry the

UCF blows out Alabama State in home opener
Bay News 9
UCF (2-0) shot 36 of 65 for the game and led by as many as 41 points in the second half. The 6-foot-5 Sykes used his size advantage to repeatedly drive the ball to the basket against the outmanned Hornets. He hit 10 of 14 shots and had seven assists.

The Birmingham News – al.com

Alabama State men fall 85-56 at Central Florida
The Birmingham News – al.com
Both teams had 15 turnovers in the game, but UCF did a better job of converting those into points as they had 19 points off turnovers compared to 11 for ASU. "These first three ball games we have faced some outstanding post players and with a young group

Almighty UCF
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - Tiger_Brawl – November 13, 2012, 10:42 pm

Is locked in a battle with Alabama State. Come on guys these games count now. You are suppose to be above us this year. …
Is locked in a battle with Alabama State. Come on guys these games count now. You are suppose to be above us this year.

Knights win big in home debut
UCFSports.com
Four of the five starters scored in double figures as UCF opened their home schedule on Tuesday night with a dominating 85-56 win against Alabama State. After scoring 26 at USF, Isaiah Sykes led the way again with 23 points. The Hornets had no answer

UCF rolls in home opener
Florida Today
UCF built its lead to as many as 41 points late in the second half Tuesday. Clanton and Sykes combined to give Knight fans a huge highlight late in the final stanza when Clanton lobbed the ball off the backboard on a fastbreak and his teammate finished the

Central Florida rolls Alabama State 85-56
Bradenton Herald
Isaiah Sykes had 23 points and Keith Clanton scored 20 as Central Florida beat Alabama State 85-56 Tuesday night in nonconference action. UCF (2-0) shot 36 of 65 for the game and led by as many as 41 points in the second half. The 6-foot-5 Sykes used

Central Florida rolls Alabama State 85-56
CBS42
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? Isaiah Sykes had 23 points and Keith Clanton scored 20 as Central Florida beat Alabama State 85-56 Tuesday night in nonconference action. UCF (2-0) shot 36 of 65 for the game and led by as many as 41 points in the second half.

M. Basketball. UCF Rolls to Big Win in Home Opener
UCFAthletics.com 

Following its big win over cross-state rival USF in Tampa over the weekend, UCF returned home and took care of business in its home opener Tuesday. Behind strong performances from Isaiah Sykes and Keith Clanton, the Knights rolled to an 85-56 victory over Alabama State at the UCF Arena…

Clanton, Sykes lead Knights to dominant 85-56 win in home opener
Orlando Sentinel
With just less than five minutes remaining on Tuesday night, UCF senior Keith Clanton gathered an outlet pass, turned and threw the ball off the backboard for junior Isaiah Sykes to throw down with an emphatic dunk. "He gave me one last game," Clanton

Examiner.com

Quartet of Rice volleyball players selected for all-conference honors
Examiner.com
A win would put Rice into the semifinals at 5 p.m. Saturday against either UCF or Marshall. The title match is at 1 p.m. Sunday. Tulsa (21-9) is the top seed. The Golden Hurricane swept Rice this year, including a four set victory at home on Friday. Here a list of

Central Florida News 13

UCF bar owner killed in Belize
Central Florida News 13
A UCF bar owner was found dead in Belize. Police have named a suspect in Gregory Faull's murder, John McAfee of McAfee anti-virus. Faull's bar is Tailgater's Smokehouse at UCF, where the news has saddened his patrons. Patrons say Faull would go table

Bay News 9

Big East unveils divisions for football in 2013; USF and UCF in East div.
Bay News 9
The new Big East will have a West Division, and Temple, located in Philadelphia, will be part of it. The conference revealed its divisional alignment Tuesday for the 2013 football season, when it becomes a 12-team league. The announcement came after the

UCF aims to correct mistakes Knights made at UTEP
Orlando Sentinel
After reviewing digital recordings of a shaky UCF win over UTEP last Saturday, Knights coach George O'Leary said the team's problems could be attributed to individual letdowns that came at the wrong times. UCF (8-2, 6-0 Conference USA) looked

Big East Divisions Realigned; UCF Will Face USF
KnightNews.com
UCF and USF are both in the East division along with Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville and Rutgers. The West division will consist of Boise State, Houston, Memphis, San Diego State, SMU, and Temple. These divisions are not set in stone for the long term,

Big East Divisions Realigned; UCF Will Face USF
knightnews.com 
The War on I-4 is ?going to be a annual contest, as the Big East officially announced the division structure for the new-look conference on Tuesday. UCF and USF are both in the East division along with Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville and Rutgers. The West division will consist of Boise State, Ho…

Do you guys actually think you can win?
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - 2PoorTUFans – November 13, 2012, 4:57 pm

I don't see any way that UCF comes out of Tulsa with a win. I have run it through my head every which way, and there is zero doubt that UCF leaves Oklahoma with a loss. Ma…
I don't see any way that UCF comes out of Tulsa with a win. I have run it through my head every which way, and there is zero doubt that UCF leaves Oklahoma with a loss. Ma

Video: O'Leary, players preview Tulsa
UCFSports.com
UCF coach George O'Leary and the team captains appeared at Tuesday's weekly press conference to look back at the last game and to preview Saturday's road game at Tulsa. This is a clash of Conference USA unbeatens with both UCF and Tulsa holding

Conference USA News And Notes
NCAAfootball.net
EAST CAROLINA: The Pirates (6-4, 5-1) went into their bye week just one game behind UCF in the East Division standings. ECU's loss to the Knights earlier in the season will make it very hard for it to earn a trip to the league championship game. ECU has to

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