UCF-Penn Postgame Notes

Dec. 29, 2008

Recap | Final Stats

? The Knights improved to 5-0 at home this season with the victory. UCF has won nine-consecutive games at the UCF Arena.
? Dating back to last season, UCF has won eight-consecutive non-conference contests at home.
? With 34 points against the Quakers, Jermaine Taylor moved to sixth all-time at UCF with 1,405 points. Taylor passed former teammate Josh Peppers (1,376 from 2003-07) and D'Quarius Stewart (1,387 from 1996-00) during the game. He also now ranks third on the school's Division I career scoring register.
? Taylor made 3-of-6 triples in the win and now has attempted 493 3-pointers during his time at UCF, which ranks third at the school. Jason Thornton (1998-02) is the leader with 505 attempts.
? A.J. Rompza, who is listed at 5-foot-9, led all players with seven rebounds. The seven boards were a season high for the freshman. In addition to seven assists, he also totaled three steals in the winning effort.
? UCF has scored over 70 points in all five of its home games in 2008-09.
? Three Knights - Chris Baez, Isaac Sosa and A.J. Tyler - each scored eight points off the bench. UCF's reserves accounted for 30 of the team's 81 points.