Knights Hit the Road for Missouri

ORLANDO ( –The UCF men’s basketball team aims to avenge a three-point loss at CFE Arena a year ago when the Knights take on Missouri in Columbia Sunday afternoon. Tipoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. with coverage on ESPNU and FM 96.9 The Game.



Date: Sunday, Dec. 2

Time: 3 p.m. ET


Radio: 96.9 FM/740 AM The Game

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The Knights (6-1) are riding a five-game win streak after Thursday’s home victory over Alabama, and look to make it six on Sunday against the Tigers. UCF’s longest win streak last season was five games, early in non-conference play.


Missouri (3-3), meanwhile, has lost its last two times out. The Tigers fell to Kansas State in the final game of the Paradise Jam and then dropped a close home contest to Temple, 79-77, on Tuesday. The Tigers will attempt to get back over .500 on the season Sunday against the Knights.


The Knights’ leading scorer, BJ Taylor got back on track in the win Thursday over Alabama. The senior guard led UCF with 24 points on 3-of-5 shooting from three-point range. Taylor ranks ninth in The American with 16.7 points per game and is shooting 44.4 percent from beyond the arc.



  • The Knights are receiving votes in both national polls for the first time since the preseason
  • UCF aims for its second 7-1 start in the last three seasons
  • The Knights’ five-game win streak is their longest since Dec. 3-21 of last season
  • During the stretch, UCF has held its opponents to just 57.6 points per game
  • Tacko Fall leads ranks second in the nation with a 77.8 field goal percentage and leads The American with 2.7 blocked shots per game
  • A member of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Preseason Watch List, Fall needs just 14 blocked shots to become UCF’s all-time leader in the category, passing current record holder Keith Clanton (227)
  • A win would be UCF’s sixth ever against teams currently in the SEC
  • Terrell Allen ranks sixth in the nation with a 5.83 assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Aubrey Dawkins has scored in double figures in each of his first seven games as a Knight, the first player to do so in UCF’s Division I era





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