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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  • Student-Athletes Thriving in 'Culture of Academic Success'

    For the eighth consecutive year, Academic Progress Rate (APR) numbers have improved for UCF. The Knights’ department-wide four-year average is up one point to 976, which is two points above the national average of 974. A perfect APR score is 1000. Tuesday’s release includes data through the 2011-12 academic year. The APR provides a “snapshot” […]

  • Meet UCF's New AD and Several Head Coaches

    Spring football is over, but Bright House Networks Stadium will still be buzzing Monday when the UKNIGHT Tour kicks off in the J. Rolfe Davis Recruiting Lounge at 6 p.m. Parking will be available in Lots E6 and E7 located south of the stadium. Following the opener, the UKNIGHT Tour will move up to Seminole […]

  • Aisha Patrick: All-Conference First Team

    Senior guard Aisha Patrick (Rockledge, Fla.) was named to the All-Conference USA First Team, the league announced Sunday. Patrick becomes the second player in school history to be recognized as a first-team honoree. Patrick has worked her way onto a number of UCF’s career record lists this season: steals (No. 2, 281), points scored (No. […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.