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Insider: SMU at UCF Preview

Posted By Eric Lopez On November 2, 2012 @ 11:06 AM In 1080 Sports,College,Insider Main | 1 Comment

The UCF  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  to break down the match-up  between the Knights and Mustangs.

Dave Ryan

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

Here is  a  comparison in  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 play  SMU 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 game  will 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 [1] 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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