Zykira Lewis: Player of the Week

Zykira Lewis: Player of the Week

UCF sophomore Zykira Lewis was selected as the American Athletic Conference’s women’s basketball Player of the Week on Monday. Lewis, who was once recognized as the Rookie of the Week in 2013, is the first Knight to garner the recognition since UCF joined the league last year. The Bartow, Fla., was bestowed the honor after […]

Family Creed Helps Junior Guard Overcome Fire, Season-Ending Injuries

The phone call came from 1,200 miles away. On a September 2011 morning after a workout, Bryeasha Blair, then a freshman on the UCF women’s basketball team, picked up the phone. At the other end of the connection was the hysterical voice of her mother. The home she grew up in had gone up in […]

Women's Basketball: Academic Excellence Award Winners

The UCF women’s basketball team earned the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Award on Wednesday. The Knights boasted the highest collective grade-point average for their respective sport among other programs in the league. Winners are chosen based on the 2013-14 grade-point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution’s roster as of […]

Floor Show

Stashed in the corner of a UCF senior associate athletic director’s office are the very early samples of a project that nearly never came to fruition. Monday was an exciting day for the men’s and women’s basketball programs and the rest of UCF Athletics, who unveiled the product of a seven-month long undertaking: a state-of-the-art […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.