Insider: UCF Basketball Returns to the Court

Today marked  a big day across the country in college basketball  as it was the first day where college basketball teams were allowed  to practice for the first time in the fall. The Knights practice  on Friday and held media day  earlier in the week as they prepared for a season where they are not eligible for the NCAA Tournament due to NCAA sanctions.

Here is  video  of UCF Basketball Head Coach  Donnie Jones  at  Media Day  previewing the 2012-2013 UCF Season and other topics.

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Senior Keith Clanton  stayed at UCF instead of transferring to  Florida State or Kentucky he talks about  that decision as well as the upcoming season with myself and Brandon Helwig of

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Knights  Notes

– UCF Football ready to host Southern Miss  on Saturday night at 8pm.  The Golden Eagles are 0-5  on the season with losses at Nebraska  and to Boise State and Louisville at home.  UCF has only beaten So Miss once  since joining C-USA in 2005. That win came in 2007.’s Brandon Helwig was on the David Baumann Show Friday morning  to preview the match-up.

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– Tune in Sunday Morning 10-11am  for another edition of’s Insiders Show  as  we will recap the UCF-So Miss game with postgame audio  plus  scheduled to be joined by UCF Asst Softball Coach Ruben Felix  who was  bullpen coach in  Major League Baseball with  the Baltimore Orioles from (2008-2009) and Cleveland Indians from 2004-2006.  Felix also was on coaching staff of the United States World Baseball Classic  team in 2009 where he helped coach MLB stars Derek Jeter, Jimmy Rollins, Dustin Pedoria, Adam Dunn, Chipper Jones, Ryan Braun, JP Howell, Brain McCann, Curtis Granderson, Evan Longoria and others.  He breakdown the MLB playoffs  and storylines in MLB and more on the show.