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ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) – The UCF women's basketball team returns to action on Wednesday, making the trip to Boston to take on the Terriers at 7 p.m.
The Knights (5-4) continue December play after earning a 62-38 win over Georgia Southern in CFE Arena on Sunday. UCF stepped up its defensive efforts and held the Eagles to single digits in three quarters.

  • A trio of Knights average double figures. Aliyah Gregory and Zakiya Saunders lead the way with match 14.8 points per contest, and Korneila Wright averages 10.0 points per game.
  • Wright also leads the Knights with 34 assists and 21 steals.
  • Nyala Shuler to a team-leading 6.6 rebounds per game average. She has a team-leading 27 offensive rebounds this season. Shuler is also second on the team with 17 steals.
  • Lawriell Wilson is second on the team with 17 assists.


  • Boston enters the game with a 5-3 overall record.
  • The Terriers hold the lone victory in the series, a 69-59 decision on Dec. 29, 1984 at the Queens Christmas Invitational.  
  • Katie Nelson averages 13.1 points per game to lead Boston and is shooting 46.2 percent from three. She also leads the Terriers with 39 assists and 15 steals.
  • Nia Irving pulls down a team-leading 6.4 rebounds per game to go along with 10.1 points per game.

UCF continues its road trip, heading west for a pair of contests in California. The Knights play at UC Davis on Dec. 17 and Pacific on Dec. 20.
The UCF women's basketball team is set for its second season under head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson. Season tickets are on sale now for $40. Click here or call (407) 823-1000 for ticket information. 
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