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Insider: SMU at UCF Preview

TheUCF Knights(6-2) will host the SMU Mustangs Saturday Night at 7pm in a game that will be televised by CBS Sports Network. These two programs met for the CUSA Championship back in 2010 and could meet again this season as the Mustangs are in the mix in the western division of CUSA while the Knights are in control of the eastern division following the dominant win last week at Marshall.

CBS Sports Network's Play by play Announcer Dave Ryan was on the David Baumann Show Friday tobreak down the match-up between the Knights and Mustangs.

Dave Ryan

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UCF OL Jordan Rae was on the David Baumann Show earlier this week to talk about the Marshall win, SMU game and more.

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Here is a comparisonin some key National Offense and Defense Rankings between SMU and UCF :

Rushing Yards Per Game:

SMU: 118 yds (#104)

UCF: 183 yds (#42)

Passing Yards Per Game:

SMU: 267 yds (#39)

UCF: 239 yds (#56)

Pts Per Game:

SMU: 32 pts (#49)

UCF: 36 pts (#27)

Kickoff Yardage per return:

SMU: 24 yds per return (#34)

UCF: 27 yds per return (#13)

Defense Rushing Yards Per Game:

SMU: 119 yds (#24)

UCF: 141 yds (#43)

Defense Passing Yards Per Game:

SMU: 283 yds (#109)

UCF: 213 yds (#43)

Pts Allowed Per Game:

SMU: 27 pts (#59)

UCF: 21 pts (#31)

Turnovers Gained:

SMU: 27 (#1)

UCF: 15 (#46)

-Knights Notes

-UCF's Nationally ranked Women Soccer team knock off rival and defending 5-time C-USA Tournament champion Memphis on Wednesday night in opening round of C-USA Tournament which is held in El Paso, Texas. The Knights who are the number three seed in the tournament will playSMU Friday night at 9pm eastern.Should UCF defeat SMU, they would advance to the The CUSA Championship Game against the winner of Colorado College-Tulsa winner. The Championship gamewill take place Sunday afternoon at 2pm eastern and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. Here is UCF Women Soccer Head Coach Amanda Cromwell postgame following the win over Memphis courtesy of UCFAthletics.com.

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The NCAA Women's NCAA Soccer Tournament will begin next weekend. UCF will find out where they will play and who they will play as well if they get a national seed on Monday at 430pm which is when the selection show will take place.




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