UCF Around The Web (02/14/2013 Morning)

February 14, 2013 in Around The Web

9 gender-neutral bathrooms added to UCF main campus
Central Florida Future
Nine gender-neutral bathrooms have sprung up around campus because of UCF LGBTQ Services and the community's questioning of gender separation within society. ?The female bathroom sign always has a woman with a skirt, and the male bathroom

Orlando rated meanest city toward homeless
Central Florida Future
Members of Volunteer UCF work at a food drive in downtown. Orlando was named the ?meanest city? in 2009 by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty in response to the treatment of its homeless population by laws and government.

UCF hosts viewing party for asteroid on Friday
Central Florida Future
?It will not hit us, we know that for sure,? said UCF professor and internationally recognized asteroid expert Humberto Campins. ?But if it were to hit us, most of it would burn up into the atmosphere and then, at most, it would be small pieces or maybe a shock

College of Medicine earns accreditation
Central Florida Future
A leap of faith has paid off for 41 students who took a chance on the fledgling UCF College of Medicine four years ago. On Monday, President John C. Hitt and College of Medicine Dean Deborah German officially announced the college's accreditation by the

TV deal brings in more of same for UCF
Central Florida Future
The Associated Press confirmed a story originally reported by ESPN that NBC Sports Network is closing in on a deal that would pay the Big East Conference somewhere around $20 million per year over six years. The deal could be announced within two

Golf recap: Teams land top-5 finishes
Central Florida Future
UCF relied on its two leaders to land a top-five finish to start the spring season. Juniors Ricardo Gouveia and Greg Eason shot 2-over-par and 4-over-par in the two-round SunTrust Gator Invitational Saturday through Sunday. The team shot even par on the

Big East plans to sign NBC Sports TV deal
Central Florida Future
The Catholic Seven, a group of non-football members of the Big East that plans to break off from the conference as early as 2014, is trying to work out a TV deal with Fox Sports. The deal could range from a worth of $30 million to $40 million, annually. UCF is

Freshman Matt Williams makes impact on court
Central Florida Future
In a close game, UCF head coach Donnie Jones decided to keep freshman guard Matt Williams on the court down the stretch against Southern Miss. The Golden Eagles were riding a 10-game win streak and were undefeated in conference play, and UCF

UCF students share their good, bad and ugly online dating stories
Central Florida Future
With a population of 59,767 students at UCF, finding a long-term relationship through classes, work and social events can serve as a challenging task. It's no secret that students have now turned to online dating as a method to find their soul mates.

UCF can't stay with No. 22 Memphis in 93-71 loss
Glens Falls Post-Star
Joe Jackson had 21 points and 10 assists, four other Memphis players scored in double figures and the Tigers beat UCF 93-71 on Wednesday night for their 15th straight victory. Memphis finished with 27 fast-break points, part of the 30 they scored off UCF's

Is this really the best we get from Donnie?
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - knightdevil – February 14, 2013, 6:35 am

Everyone talks about GOL, why don't we have a discussion about what Donnie is or is not doing with this team.
This post was edited on 2/13 9:57 PM by knight…
Everyone talks about GOL, why don't we have a discussion about what Donnie is or is not doing with this team.
This post was edited on 2/13 9:57 PM by knight

UCF can't stay with No. 22 Memphis in 93-71 loss
NorthJersey.com
Joe Jackson had 21 points and 10 assists, four other Memphis players scored in double figures and the Tigers beat UCF 93-71 on Wednesday night for their 15th straight victory. Memphis finished with 27 fast-break points, part of the 30 they scored off UCF's

UCF can't stay with No. 22 Memphis in 93-71 loss
Hanford Sentinel
Joe Jackson had 21 points and 10 assists, four other Memphis players scored in double figures and the Tigers beat UCF 93-71 on Wednesday night for their 15th straight victory. Memphis finished with 27 fast-break points, part of the 30 they scored off UCF's

Jackson leads No. 22 Memphis past UCF 93-71
El Paso Inc.
Tristan Spurlock had 11 points, while Keith Clanton, UCF's leading scorer at 16 points per game, was limited to 10 on 3-of-10 shooting from the field. Memphis put the game out of reach in the first 13 minutes of the second half, highlighted by a 21-1 run that

Joe Jackson, Geron Johnson pace Memphis Tigers past Central Florida
Memphis Commercial Appeal
But rather than refer to themselves as the Tigers' dynamic duo afterward, both Johnson and Jackson pointed out they hadn't been alone in helping Memphis rout a UCF team that came into Wednesday just two games in back of the Tigers (21-3, 10-0 in

Tigers knock out UCF Knights, 93-71
Daily Helmsman
UCF battled back to take a 22-21 lead off a long range shot from Isaiah Sykes. The game remained close when the two teams headed into the locker room. Memphis held a six-point cushion at the break, shooting 52.9 percent from the field while owning the

Men's basketball: UCF gets pummeled by Memphis on road
Central Florida Future
UCF traveled to Memphis trying to keep its Conference USA title hopes alive, but failed to contain the Tigers high-powered attack. The Knights (17-7, 7-3) lost to Memphis (21-3, 10-0) 93-71 despite trailing by only six at halftime. Isaiah Sykes led the Knights

Memphis Flyer

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Memphis Flyer
Shortly after a Kasey Wilson three-pointer brought UCF within eight, the Tigers erupted with a 22-4 blitz, sparked by three consecutive treys, two from Chris Crawford and one from Johnson. The Tigers cruised to a 22-point win despite the Knights finishing the

NCAA Game Summary – UCF at Memphis
KSDK
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – Joe Jackson led five Memphis players in double- digit scoring with 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting, while matching his career high with 10 assists as the 22nd-ranked Tigers continued to roll with a 93-71 rout of the UCF Knights.

Memphis routs UCF for 15th straight win
Fox News
Published February 13, 2013. Sports Network. Memphis, TN ? Joe Jackson led five Memphis players in double- digits with 21 points and matched his career high with 10 assists, as the 22nd-ranked Tigers continued to roll with a 93-71 rout of the UCF Knights.

M. Basketball. Knights Undone by Second-Half Run at No. 22 Memphis
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF will have to wait until it joins the BIG EAST next year to record its first victory at Memphis as the No. 22 Tigers used a dominating second-half performance to post a 93-71 victory…

NCAA Game Summary – UCF at Memphis
WFMY News 2
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – Joe Jackson led five Memphis players in double- digit scoring with 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting, while matching his career high with 10 assists as the 22nd-ranked Tigers continued to roll with a 93-71 rout of the UCF Knights.

WREG.com – Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

Tigers crush UCF for 15th straight win
WREG.com – Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3
Memphis, TN-The Tigers ran away from Central Florida in the second half on their way to a 93-71 victory Wednesday at FedExForum. The Tigers 15th straight win improves them to 21-3 overall, 10-0 in Conference USA. UCF jumped out to an 8-2 lead in the

Crossbones.com (subscription)

ECU completes season sweep of UAB
Crossbones.com (subscription)
ECU point guard Miguel Paul bounced back from his 8 turnover performance against UCF with a double-double; scoring 11 points, all in the second half, and collecting a game-high 11 assists. One of the beneficiaries of Paul's performance was Conference

UCF suffers 93-71 loss at Memphis
Orlando Sentinel
MEMPHIS ? The game melted away as quickly as the Memphis transitions that terrorized UCF all night. In a contest that in many ways held the weight of a postseason outing for the Knights, UCF simply could not keep pace late Wednesday night. Not when it

Memphis Official Athletic Site

Memphis Runs Away from UCF, 93-71
Memphis Official Athletic Site
The University of Memphis men's basketball team (21-3, 10-0 C-USA) ran away from UCF (17-7, 7-3 C-USA) in the second half to go on to record a 93-71 victory Wednesday at FedExForum. Jackson led the Tigers with 21 points while tying a career-high 10

SB Nation

No. 22 Memphis vs. Central Florida final score: Tigers pass over UCF 91-73
SB Nation
Memphis' halftime lead was 42-36, but its 51 second-half points proved too much for Central Florida. The Tigers were 20-of-31 from the floor in the second. The Knights were outrebounded, 40-22, on Wednesday. Isaiah Sykes was the only UCF player to have

UCF Blown Away In Memphis 93-71
Sports Talk Florida
In what was arguably the biggest game of the season for the Knights, UCF couldn't hold its own at the FedEx Forum, losing 93-71 to No. 22 Memphis Wednesday night. For Memphis (21-3, 10-0 C-USA), their win streak continues with 15. UCF (17-6, 7-2

Softball. UCF Softball Drops Rain-Soaked Game to North Florida, 2-0
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF softball team was excited to play its home opener in front of a loud crowd at the UCF Softball Complex Wednesday, but North Florida and mother nature had other plans for the evening. The Knights (0-5) had to wait out a 65-minute rain delay and were unable to get their bats on track as they were shutout 2-0 by the Ospreys (4-1)…

Recent Campus Violence Poses Question of Concealed Carry on UCF Campus
KnightNews.com
After personally experiencing a horrible incident, Justin felt compelled to take action and raise awareness for concealed carry on college campuses by becoming the President of Students for Concealed Carry on Campus at UCF(SCCC).

Recent Campus Violence Poses Question of Concealed Carry on UCF Campus
knightnews.com 
UCF student Justin Sumpter tries to avoid coming to campus as much as possible. As a citizen with a legal concealed carry license, Justin likes to have his gun on him at all times for increased protection. After personally experiencing a horrible incident, Justin felt compelled to take action and ra…

LIVE: Tigers vs. UCF
Memphis Commercial Appeal (blog)
6:55 p.m.: We're back at FedExForum, finally, and wouldn't you know it? The University of Memphis is ranked again. The Tigers re-entered both the AP (No. 22) and coaches' polls (No. 25) this week after an impressive 89-76 win at Southern Miss over the

It's party time at UCF ? to view asteroid
Orlando Sentinel
An asteroid the size of half a city block will be zooming past Earth's surface on Friday and UCF is inviting the public to its viewing party. Experts say there's no chance the mammoth rock will hit Earth. But this is supposed to be the closest fly-by in recorded

ECUPirates.com

Gustafsson Spang Named C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week
ECUPirates.com
IRVING, Texas – East Carolina freshman Frida Gustafsson Spang was named Conference USA Women's Golfer-of-the-Week for the second time this season following her second place finish at the UCF Challenge earlier this week. Gustafsson Spang posted

Our take: UCF's medical milestone
Orlando Sentinel
It welcomed three faculty members to the exclusive "Millionaires Club" ? staffers who've brought in $1 million or more in research to UCF. And German positioned the school to graduate its maiden class debt-free ? courtesy of a more than $6 million

Women's Basketball Back Home Thursday Night
Memphis Official Athletic Site
Memphis suffered its biggest loss of the season in the loss at UCF, falling 83-62 on the road to fall to 1-4 in C-USA road games. That loss also marked the first time this season that Memphis has lost back-to-back league contests, something that had not

Big East, NBC Sports Network reportedly near a television deal
Orlando Sentinel
UCF, which is set to officially join the Big East July 1, made $1.056 million this year from its C-USA television deal and averaged $1.02 million over the course of the past five seasons, according to numbers provided by the UCF Athletics Association. The new

University of Memphis women seeking to regain identity after two-game losing
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Among their losses are two to UCF, which has won just three of nine C-USA games. The other was to a Marshall team that has just one win in nine conference games and is in last place. Instead of potentially being in second place in the league, the Tigers are

ECU – UAB Preview
WITN
?East Carolina broke a string of three straight games shooting under 30 percent behind the arc by connecting on 37.0 percent (10-27) of its 3s against UCF. ?The Pirates have won 10 of 11 games when leading at halftime this season. Their only loss was a

Bayoubuzz

Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf event will feature impressive field
Bayoubuzz
The Tulane women's golf team got off to a good start in spring season Tuesday by finishing second in the UCF Challenge at Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. The Green Wave was 7-over-par 871 in the 54-hole tournament , won by North Carolina at

UCF Pride Coalition funding falls short
Watermark Online
Pride Coalition is not the first LGBT organization at UCF. The Gay Student Association was the first official organization founded at the University in 1976. Its current name is ?Equal? and it continues to operate as a registered student organization focused on

Allstate Sugar Bowl women's golf event will feature impressive field
NOLA.com
The Tulane women's golf team got off to a good start in spring season Tuesday by finishing second in the UCF Challenge at Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. The Green Wave was 7-over-par 871 in the 54-hole tournament, won by North Carolina at

UCF Travels To No. 22 Memphis Tonight
Sports Talk Florida
UCF will face Memphis tonight on the road with a chance to narrow the gap at the top of Conference USA. UCF is banned from postseason play due to NCAA sanctions but hope to win the regular season title in their last season in the conference before

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