UCF vs. Alabama State

The UCF men’s basketball team is set for its home opener tonight as visiting Alabama State comes to town. Tip off from the UCF Arena is schedule for 7 p.m. The Knights enter tonight with a 1-0 record following a 74-56  road-victory over rival USF.

In the USF win, the Knights were led by junior guard Isaiah Sykes, who nearly compiled a triple double, with 26 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high eight assists. Senior center Keith Clanton also impressed while managing a double double of his own (16 points, 16 boards).

Alabama State is 0-2 following losses to Middle Tennessee State and No. 10 Florida. In the two losses, the Hornets have been defeated by a total margin of 93 points.