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  • Knights hope basketball season is Taylor-made

    Knights hope basketball season is Taylor-made
    B.J. Taylor wore out basketballs and backboards playing in his driveway in Orlando. He was a persistent presence outside his house on Gatlin Woods Drive, through sunshine and thunderstorms. "I'd play in the rain. My parents were telling me to come in, I...
  • AAC Notes: Victory Over ECU Huge Boost For Temple

    AAC Notes: Victory Over ECU Huge Boost For Temple
    In the afterglow of an upset victory over East Carolina, Temple coach Matt Rhule is pointing his players toward the next game. But Rhule isn't about to waste a victory over a nationally ranked opponent and the program's first win over a top 25 opponent...
  • American Athletic Conference football title race heats up in cold November

    Forget about anything that happened in college football before Nov. 1. Forget about rankings, win streaks and records. With just 30 days or so left in the regular season, the physical and mental wear and tear of a long season begins to show and coaches...
  • UCF has bye week to stew over disappointing UConn loss

    Bye weeks are like the salt to an open wound for football teams coming off of a loss. Players and coachers prefer to flood their minds with game strategies for the next week, hoping to replace the sour taste of defeat as quickly as possible. But the UCF...
  • Temple Stuns East Carolina, 19-10; Houston Downs South Florida, 27-3

     Temple Stuns East Carolina, 19-10; Houston Downs South Florida, 27-3
    PHILADELPHIA — Kenneth Harper scored two touchdowns and Tavon Young returned a fumble for a score as the Owls forced five fumbles in a stunning victory of the visiting Pirates. East Carolina (6-2, 3-1, AAC) came in averaging 39.6 points and 381....
  • UConn Women's Soccer Team Advances To AAC Semifinals

    Women's Soccer Rachel Hill scored her 15th goal of the season and four-seed UConn recorded its third consecutive shutout in a 1-0 victory over five-seed Tulsa in the American Athletic Conference championship quarterfinals Sunday in Storrs. The Huskies...
  • Temple gets the drop on East Carolina

    PHILADELPHIA -- The tenor came early and didn't stop. A slick ball on a slick field. Temple was able to handle it. East Carolina wasn't. East Carolina watched its season dissolve on a raw, drizzling, chilly Saturday against struggling Temple at...
  • Turnovers, penalties doom UCF during loss at UConn

    EAST HARTFORD — The week opened with UCF driving toward a coveted bid in an elite access bowl. It closed with the Knights crushing that opportunity during a devastating 37-29 loss to UConn on a cold, rainy afternoon in the northeast Saturday. It...
  • UCF, UConn football game notes

    UCF, UConn football game notes
     UCF at UConn, 12 p.m. ET Where: Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn. TV: CBS Sports Weather: 48 degrees, 70 percent rain chance Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/knightsnotepad, @osknights or #ucf Quick slant: UCF (5-2 overall, 3-0) hits the road...
  • UCF football: Breaking down the opponent, UConn

    UCF football: Breaking down the opponent, UConn
    At first glance, UConn appears to be an easy 'W' for UCF football to add to the column. The Huskies, after all, have yet to win a game in the American Athletic Conference so far this season. But then, there's the UConn-East Carolina game that happened...
  • UConn Women Sweep: AAC Preseason No.1, Stewart Top Player, Nurse Top Rookie

     UConn Women Sweep: AAC Preseason No.1, Stewart Top Player, Nurse Top Rookie
    NEW YORK – On the way to a 40-0 record and its second straight national championship in women's basketball last season, UConn had its way in the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies were 18-0, winning by an average of 37.4 points. This...