UCF-Nevada Postgame Notes

Nov. 11, 2007

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? The contest served as the first men's game inside the new UCF Arena.
? From 1991-07, the Knights played at the old UCF Arena, which is located directly behind the new facility.
? With the win, the Knights have won five-consecutive season openers.
? The win served as UCF's 15th-straight win in the month of November.
? The teams were meeting for the first time on the hardwood.
? Nevada went 29-5 a year ago and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
? Jermaine Taylor made his first career start in the 2007-08 regular-season opener. Taylor finished with a game-high six offensive rebounds.
? UCF had 11 offensive rebounds in the first half. The Knights also out-rebounded the Wolf Pack, 23-17 overall before intermission.
? UCF had just five turnovers before the break.
? Chip Cartwright had four assists in the first half. Cartwright tallied eight points and three steals in the second half.
? UCF went on a 10-2 run after Mike O'Donnell left with an injury with 11:44 left to play. O'Donnell returned at the 6:52 mark with UCF leading 56-47.
? UCF's bench outscored Nevada's reserves, 17-6.