UCF-Newberry Postgame Notes

Dec. 1, 2009

Recap | Final Stats

? The victory was No. 270 at UCF for head coach Kirk Speraw. Speraw needs just five more victories to become the winningest coach in program history.
? After defeating Newberry, the Knights have now won 14-consecutive non-league games at home.
? In addition to a game-high 16 points, A.J. Tyler grabbed a career-best nine rebounds.
? UCF's bench was responsible for 41 points, with reserves Taylor Young (11) and Keith Clanton (10) both registering double-digits in scoring.
? Young has now scored in double-figures four times this season. He hit a career-high three 3-pointers against Newberry.
? A.J. Rompza totaled seven points, seven assists and five steals in the win.
? The Knights dished out a season-high 25 assists on 33 made field goals.
? Three Knights recorded their first collegiate points in the win. Nik Garcia scored four points, Ben O'Donnell had a layup at the buzzer and R.J. Scott connected on one free throw.
? Newberry is coached by former UCF assistant Steve DeMeo. DeMeo spent the 2008-09 campaign with the Knights