UCF Around The Web (11/25/2012 Morning)

November 25, 2012 in Around The Web


al.com

2-minute drill: UCF 49, UAB 24
al.com
WHY UAB LOST: UAB wasn't as sharp as UCF was, as the Knights had a division title to play for. UAB had success moving the ball, but had two crucial turnovers – a fumble at the 1-yard line and an interception returned for a touchdown – that gave UCF the

Knights leave no doubt
Greenville Daily Reflector
UAB outgained UCF 322-237 in the first half, but three drives inside the Knights' 20-yard line ended with no points. The Blazers lost a fumble at the UCF 1-yard line; failed to convert a fourth-and-1 at the UCF 9; and Austin Brown threw an interception with UAB

UCF beats UAB, earns spot in C-USA title game
Florida Today
UAB outgained UCF 322-237 in the first half, but three drives inside the Knights' 20-yard line ended with no points. The Blazers lost a fumble at the UCF 1-yard line; failed to convert a fourth-and-1 at the UCF 9; and Austin Brown threw an interception with UAB

UCF in C-USA title game
Tbo.com
Receiver Quincy McDuffie ran for three touchdowns and Blake Bortles threw for two scores to lead Central Florida to a 49-24 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday. With the win, UCF (9-3, 7-1) clinched Conference USA's East Division title and will face

UCF returns to C-USA title game
Tampabay.com
Quincy McDuffie ran for three touchdowns and Blake Bortles threw for two to lead the Knights to a 49-24 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday and a spot in the Conference USA title game against Tulsa. UCF (9-3, 7-1), which clinched the East Division

W. Volleyball. UCF Volleyball Closes 2012 Season with Sweep over FIU
UCFAthletics.com 

Playing in the final match of its 2012 season, the UCF volleyball team swept FIU (25-12, 25-15, 26-24) at The Venue on Saturday night. The Knights (18-15) played their best volleyball of the season down the stretch as they won 13 of their last 16 matches after a 3-10 start…

UCF Clinches C-USA East with Victory over UAB
KnightNews.com
UCF (9-3) triumphed over the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (3-9) Saturday in a 49-24 victory, clinching the Eastern Conference USA Division and advancing to the Conference USA championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was a game decided

UCF Clinches C-USA East with Victory over UAB
knightnews.com 
UCF (9-3) triumphed over the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (3-9) Saturday in a 49-24 victory, clinching the Eastern Conference USA Division and advancing to the Conference USA championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was a game decided emphatically upon turnovers, as the Blazers were able t…


FS Southwest

UCF beats Alabama-Birmingham 49-24
FS Southwest
UCF beats Alabama-Birmingham 49-24. UCF Knights quarterback Blake Bortles throws during the first half of the game between the UCF Knights and the UAB Blazers at Bright House Networks Stadium. (Rob Foldy-US PRESSWIRE). ap.jpg

Fire GOL!!!!
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - Bob the Knight – November 24, 2012, 9:55 pm

He only has twice as many division titles as any one else in the east. We are horrible he must go. Posted from Rivals…
He only has twice as many division titles as any one else in the east. We are horrible he must go. Posted from Rivals

Regional Roundup: UCF wins Conference USA East Division title
Florida Times-Union
UCF (9-3, 7-1) clinched Conference USA's East Division title and will face Tulsa in the conference championship game next Saturday. McDuffie had scoring runs of 9, 8 and 43 yards in his final home game. Bortles, who completed 17-of-23 for 225 yards,

The Birmingham News – al.com

UAB notes: Reaves hits 1000-yard mark in loss to UCF
The Birmingham News – al.com
ORLANDO, Florida – UAB running back Darrin Reaves surpassed the 1,000-yard mark with a 19-yard rush in the third quarter. Reaves is just the fourth Blazer to reach that milestone. The sophomore from Clay-Chalkville High School finished the year with

UCF defense gives up 599 yards of offense in win over UAB
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The Knights gave up 599 yards offense, by far the most they had allowed all season. After not allowing a team to pass for 300 yards all season, UAB went for more than 500 in the air. UCF looked especially vulnerable over the middle in the passing game, and

UCF's Quincy McDuffie scores career-high three rushing touchdowns
Orlando Sentinel
As UCF senior WR Quincy McDuffie took the handoff in the fourth quarter and rounded the Knights offensive line for a 43-yard touchdown run, he was understandably surprised. McDuffie had rushed for just one touchdown in his four-year career at UCF going

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University of Central Florida
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UCF seniors shine during final home game, contributing win over UAB
Orlando Sentinel
UCF's sideline exploded Saturday when Lyle Dankenbring took a UAB interception back 78 yards for a touchdown late in the first half of a 49-24 rout of the Blazers. Dankenbing's big play put UCF in front 28-3 and was part of a fitting finale for 20 seniors taking

Central Florida beats Alabama-Birmingham 49-24
NorthJersey.com
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? Quincy McDuffie ran for three touchdowns and Blake Bortles threw for two scores to lead Central Florida to a 49-24 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday. With the win, UCF (9-3, 7-1) clinched Conference USA's East Division title

The Huntsville Times – al.com

Perry provides spark, but UAB falls to UCF (game story)
The Huntsville Times – al.com
hearntd.JPG UAB receiver Patrick Hearn runs for a first-half touchdown against UCF after a catch. Orlando Sentinel. ORLANDO, Florida – UAB quarterback Jonathan Perry prayed and sought guidance as he was pushed to second string two months ago.

UCF pummels UAB, books return trip to Tulsa for C-USA title game
Orlando Sentinel
UCF easily dispatched the Blazers 49-24 at Bright House Networks Stadium to lock up the program's fourth C-USA East Division title and a spot in the conference championship next week at Tulsa. Related; <b>Pictures:</b> UAB at UCF Pictures: UAB at UCF

UCF needs C-USA title to energize program, fans
Orlando Sentinel
The temperature of UCF fans has been mostly luke warm throughout the years. It's been an odd symbiotic relationship between the football program at the fans. The up and down nature of the football program may give fans pause to truly commit. But the

NCAA Game Summary – UAB at UCF
W*USA 9
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) – Quincy McDuffie scored three rushing touchdowns as the UCF Knights clinched the Conference USA East Division with a 49-24 win over the UAB Blazers in the regular-season finale for both teams at Bright House Networks

University of Central Florida

Football: With 49-24 Victory, Title Game Next
University of Central Florida
It was a fitting end to the 2012 home slate for the UCF football team Saturday afternoon. One of the most impressive teams in Conference USA since joining the league in 2005, the Knights (9-3, 7-1) played their C-USA regular-season finale and were guided

Insider: UCF clinches C-USA East Division
Sports Talk Florida
The UCF Knights coasted past the UAB Blazers 49-24 and clinched the Conference-USA East Division. The Knight's offense was strong against the Blazers. Senior Quincy McDuffie rushed for three touchdowns of the four rushing touchdowns and average

SMU Holds On Against Tulsa, 35-27: Instant Analysis
News On 6
This loss doesn't affect Tulsa's Conference USA championship hopes, as the Hurricane will still host UCF next Saturday at 11 a.m. What it does affect is potential school history. If TU had won, it could have defeated UCF next week and then won the bowl

Football. UCF-UAB Postgame Notes
UCFAthletics.com 

With the 49-24 victory, UCF concluded the regular season with a 9-3 record and a 7-1 mark in Conference USA. The Knights have clinched the C-USA East Division for the fourth time in eight seasons in the league…

Seniors lead Knights in win over Blazers
Central Florida Future
UCF marched 65 yards in just five plays, culminating in an 18-yard touchdown pass to redshirt sophomore wide receiver J.J. Worton. At the end of the first half, Worton struck again, this time Bortles connected with him in the back corner of the endzone as he

Football. UCF-UAB Postgame Quotes
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF concluded the regular season in fine fashion Saturday with a big home win over UAB at Bright House Networks Stadium…

UCF trounces UAB, awaits rematch
Winter Park/Maitland Observer
UCF ripped off a seven touchdown first half to build a lead that the Blazers could never reverse. But some of the numbers would look confusing for such a blowout. UAB would outgain the Knights with 599 yards to 473, including one of the worst pass defense

Football. Seniors Make History on Senior Day at Bright House
UCFAthletics.com 

As Knights fans poured into the stadium for UCF‘s regular season finale against UAB, little did they know they would witness a part of UCF history. With the 49-24 win, the football team is now four-time C-USA East Division champions, and the Knights will play the C-USA Championship Game on the road at Tulsa on Dec. 1 at noon ET…

Football. Senior Class Goes Out In Style Against UAB
UCFAthletics.com 

It was a fitting end to the 2012 home slate for the UCF football team Saturday afternoon. One of the most impressive teams in Conference USA since joining the league in 2005, the Knights (9-3, 7-1) played their C-USA regular-season finale and were guided by one of the most dominant senior classes in school history when they toppled UAB, 49-24…

UCF, McDuffie roll past UAB, into C-USA title game
CBSSports.com
ORLANDO, Fla. — Quincy McDuffie ran for three touchdowns and Blake Bortles threw for two scores to lead Central Florida to a 49-24 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday. With the win, UCF (9-3, 7-1) clinched Conference USA's East Division title and

al.com

It's a final: UAB ends season with loss to UCF
al.com
ORLANDO, Florida – UCF jumped out to a big lead thanks to two crucial UAB turnovers and held off the Blazers 49-24 in the season finale. UAB finished the first year of the Garrick McGee era with a 3-9 record. UAB backup quarterback Jonathan Perry played

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Boynton scores 24, No. 7 Florida beats UCF 79-66
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
7 Florida beat UCF 79-66 Friday. The Gators (5-0) overcame a sluggish start, dominated the paint and pressed the Knights (3-2) into a bevy of turnovers. Boynton and Wilbekin benefited from the mismatches down low. Boynton, three days after spraining his

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