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  • Punter Justin Wain A Rare Bright Spot In UConn's 1-6 Season

    Punter Justin Wain A Rare Bright Spot In UConn's 1-6 Season
    STORRS – Justin Wain had a third-quarter punt go just 25 yards against East Carolina Saturday. The Huskies trailed 21-14 at the time, and East Carolina was probably a bit stunned that one-win UConn was that close. The ball landed at the ECU 35-...
  • AAC commissioner Mike Aresco 'relieved' about East Carolina's college football playoff ranking

    AAC commissioner Mike Aresco 'relieved' about East Carolina's college football playoff ranking
    Judging by the first college football playoff rankings released Tuesday, there's a good chance an American Athletic Conference team will get the bid to an Access Bowl.  East Carolina was ranked No. 23 in the inaugural rankings while undefeated...
  • UCF athletes ranked No. 1 in graduation rates among public universities

    UCF athletes ranked No. 1 in graduation rates among public universities
    UCF athletes are ranked No. 1 in classroom among public universities. The Knights topped the Graduation Success Rate rankings released by the NCAA Tuesday, with 95 percent of athletes who enrolled in 2007 having earned degrees. UCF ranks No. 5 among...
  • UCF's Receivers Could Make Jones' Absence Stand Out At Rent

    UCF's Receivers Could Make Jones' Absence Stand Out At Rent
    STORRS — The Huskies are going to miss senior cornerback Byron Jones, injured last week and out for the season with a shoulder injury. In fact, they already do, and surely will on Saturday when Central Florida (5-2, 3-0) brings a trio of talented...
  • UCF's big commitment: 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall chooses Knights

    UCF's big commitment: 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall chooses Knights
    TAVARES — UCF has landed its biggest basketball recruit ever — literally. Tacko Fall — at 7 feet, 6 inches — is the tallest high-school player in the nation and 4 inches taller than any current NBA player. He has only been...
  • Quarterback shuffle this week in AAC

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Houston - INSIDE SLANT This was not a good week to be a quarterback of a struggling team in the American Athletic Conference. Whether because of injury, inconsistent performances or desperation, starting the day as...
  • Diaco Says UConn Is Not About 'Moral Victories'

    Diaco Says UConn Is Not About 'Moral Victories'
    His team stayed close to a national ranked opponent in a hostile environment. But a few days removed from UConn's loss at East Carolina, coach Bob Diaco was ready to move on. Speaking on the weekly American Athletic Conference media teleconference...
  • UCF defense ranked No. 10 nationally after learning from early setbacks

    There are too many big plays to count. During the past four weeks, UCF's defense has helped seal three of the team's past four wins and registered four take-aways during a comfortable victory over Temple Saturday. But here's one number that's easy to...
  • UCF quarterback Justin Holman takes another key step forward

    UCF quarterback Justin Holman takes another key step forward
    Even old school UCF coach George O'Leary has a limit on how much physicality he wants to see out of his players, particularly quarterback Justin Holman. He's yelled at Holman on more than one occasion for neglecting to slide on scrambles instead of...
  • Jacques Patrick takes in UCF-Temple game with other recruits

    Jacques Patrick takes in UCF-Temple game with other recruits
    With Florida and Florida State both idle this weekend, some big-name recruits made their way to UCF, if for nothing else other than receiving a free ticket to a college football game. As is often the case, local college football prospects are given free...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 10/25 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships singles semifinal (Simona Halep vs. Agnieszka Radwanska), then doubles semifinal (Kveta Peschke-Katarina Srebotnik vs. Cara Black-Sania Mirza).--Tennis Ch. 6:30 a.m.    Golf: Perth International third round (d. in...