Knights Host Tulsa on Saturday

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ORLANDO – The UCF women's basketball returns to Addition Financial Arena to host Tulsa in a Saturday matinee.
UCF (11-2, 9-1 The American) and Tulsa (5-10, 4-10 The American) tip at 12 p.m. ET and the game will stream on ESPN+. The game will serve as UCF's breast cancer awareness contest, with the Knights wearing pink warmups and pink socks for the game.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 20
Time: 12 p.m. ET
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• A trio of Knights are averaging double figures, led by Courtajia Sanders at 11.3 points per game. Diamond Battles adds 10.3 points per game and Brittney Smith is just behind her at 10.2 points per contest.
• Battles also leads the Knights with 4.1 assists and 2.3 steals per game.
• Smith also used a career-best 12-rebound performance to lead the Knights on the glass, averaging 5.7 boards per contest.
• Masseny Kaba is the second-leading rebounder at 5.6 per game. She joined UCF's career top 10 list with 613 rebounds and 76 blocks. Kaba also averages 8.5 points per game for UCF.

 • Wednesday's 63-61 victory at Tulane marked the 100th victory at UCF for Katie Abrahamson-Henderson.
• She became the fastest coach in program history to reach 100 wins and is only the third UCF coach to reach the milestone, joining Gail Streigler (1999-07) and Joi Williams (2007-16).
• It took Coach ABE just five seasons and 142 games to win her 100th game at the helm. Both Streigler and Williams' 100th victories came in their eighth seasons.
• In typical UCF fashion during the Coach ABE era, the Knights are among the best in the country defensively.
• In each of her five seasons at the helm, UCF has held its opponents under 57 points per game. The Knights are holding opponents to 50.2 points per game.
• UCF ranks fourth in the nation in scoring defense. Seven of the Knights' 13 opponents have been held below 50 points, with two (Virginia, Houston) held under 40.
• The Black and Gold are also holding their opponents to a 33.3 field goal percentage this season, which ranks fourth in the country.
• In each game this season, UCF has forced its opponent into double-digit turnovers, and ranks 25th nationally in turnovers forced (20.00).
• Junior Brittney Smith turned in a career performance in UCF's 70-51 win at Cincinnati on Feb. 13, leading to her first career American Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors.
• The Orlando native led all scorers with a career-best 25 points and pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the third of her career. She finished the game making a career-best 10 field goals on 76.9 percent shooting. Smith was perfect from the field in 3 of the 4 quarters. She started the game a perfect 4-4 from the field and 2-2 at the free throw line for 10 points at halftime.
• UCF has a solid point guard combo in Diamond Battles and Alisha Lewis.
• In the win over Cincinnati on Jan. 17, the duo combined for 10 assists and just one turnover. Adding in the win at ECU, Battles and Lewis combined for 19 assists on the week.
• There has only been one game this season in which both did not register at least one assist (at Tulsa). Battles has eight games with four or more assists while Lewis has four this season.
• Battles averages 4.1 assists per game and Lewis averages 3.0.
 UCF returns to Addition Financial Arena for the second meeting with Tulsa this season. The Golden Hurricane is 5-10 overall, with a 4-10 mark in league play, and has lost four straight entering Saturday's contest.
Two members of Tulsa's squad average double figures, led by Maya Mayberry's 13.2 points per game. Wyvette Mayberry averages 11.1 points per game and leads Tulsa with 3.0 assists per game. Jessika Evans paces the Golden Hurricane on the glass with 6.0 rebounds per game. Rebecca Lescay averages 2.1 steals per game.
UCF leads the all-time series 13-7 and has won six straight in the all-time series.

UCF returns to action on Feb. 27, hosting Temple at noon. The Owls handed the Knights their lone conference loss this season in a 61-58 decision in Philadelphia on Jan. 9.
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