Insider: UCF Blasts Houston 74-63
Isaiah Sykes led the Knights with 21 points and a career high 14 rebounds to lead the Knights to 74-63 win over Houston in front of the seventh- largest crowd in UCF arena of 7,862. Keith Clanton added 18 points and 13 rebounds. Check out post-game videos below.
Associate Head Coach Shawn Finney.
Isaiah Sykes and Josh Crittle
UCF Post-Game News and Notes
– The Knights are now 13-3 on the season but we will learn more about how good UCF is in the next two games with a game at Marshall on Saturday and then hosting Memphis next Wednesday night. Memphis and Marshall are the top 2 teams in C-USA picked in preseason polls.
– UCF out rebounded Houston 44-34 and dominated the Cougars with 27 Offensive Rebounds in the game.
– Marcus Jordan scored 13 points in the game. Jordan is now 7 points away from 1,000 career points.
– Clanton is now 2 rebounds away from moving into 5th place all-time at UCF in career rebounds.
Other UCF Sports News.
– UCF Women’s Soccer Coach Amanda Cromwell got 4 year contract extension through 2015. Cromwell led the Knights to the elite 8 in 2011 including wins over Florida and North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. Since taking over the helm of UCF women’s soccer in 1999, Cromwell has guided her team to a 186-78-24 record, 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Conference USA regular-season titles and four Atlantic Sun Tournament championships.
– UCF Volleyball coach Todd Dagenais got a contract extension through the 2014 season. The Knights completed their best season since 2003 after amassing a 20-11 record and program-high 12 Conference USA victories in 2011.
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