The UCF Knights are ready for an action-packed season, and Coach Johnny Dawkins is leading the way to prepare them for many more wins. They will battle it out against some of the most talented teams in college basketball. The Knights will play their home games in the Addition Financial Arena, formerly known as the CFE Arena. Since 2013, this program has competed in the American Athletic Conference. While the Knights have yet to win any conference championships in the AAC, they won four conference tournaments when they were in the Atlantic Sun Conference. If they want to conquer some of the teams they are going up against this season they must bring their "A" game on the court. Ready to cheer this team on to victory? Purchase your UCF Knights' basketball tickets at StubHub.
What is the history of the UCF Knights?
The UCF Knights' basketball team was established in 1969. In 1978, they made it to the Final Four of the NCAA Division II Tournament. UCF has competed in the Atlantic Sun Conference (formerly called the Trans American Athletic Conference), from 1992 until 2005. Johnny Dawkins is the head coach for the Knights, and he was hired on March 22, 2016. They have had many head coaches and played almost 1,200 games. Out of the many coaches they have had only four of them have led them to the postseason. Torchy Clark, Kirk Speraw, Donnie Jones and Johnny Dawkins are the coaches that have made this possible for the Knights. Coach Clark is known for leading the team to have the most wins in school history: 274 wins in 14 seasons.
Who are some notable players from the UCF Knights?
Some of UCF's notable players have appeared in the NCAA tournament. Justin Rose, Kingsley Edwards and Gary Johnson did an outstanding job in 2005 and were noted as the best players on their team.
How big is the Addition Financial Arena?
The Addition Financial Arena is 325,000 square feet and can seat over 10,000 people. There are also 17 luxury suites, and this arena is located on the main campus of the University of Central Florida. Addition Financial Arena opened in 2007 and used to go by the names CFE Arena and UCF Arena.
What is the UCF Knights' schedule?
The Knights play against some of the toughest teams this season. They go up against Charleston, Penn State, Green Bay, the SMU Mustangs, Tulane University, University of Miami and many other teams. Their regular season ends in March.
What was the Knights' record last season?
Last season, The UCF Knights had a record of 13-5 in the conference and an overall record of 24-9. The Knights won 15 home games out of 17 and five out of the six away games they played. This season was their 50th season playing. Their head coach, Johnny Dawkins, gave a touching speech to his team in the locker room after they finished the year with 24 victories.
What is a Knights' game like?
You can expect to see players playing their hardest on the court. There will be fans cheering loudly. The arena will be filled with noise, laughter, screams and many other sounds. There will be an announcer there to let the crowd know what is going on. You will be entertained by an impeccable halftime performance from the UCF Cheerleading Squad. Knights' fans will have on their black and gold to show their support.
Where can I get tickets to a UCF Knights' game?
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