The University of Central Florida Knights basketball team has been rising through college basketball’s ranks for 4 decades. The program had its first game in 1969 and has won over 670 games since. The Knights were instantly successful, posting winning records in the first 15 years of the team’s existence. The team was especially dominant in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s in at the Division II level. The Knights made 6 trips to the NCAA Division II Tournament from 1976-1982, including a tip to the 1978 Division II Final Four. UCF has continued this success at the Division I level reaching the Division I NCAA Tournament 4 times from 1994-2005. The Knights won their first Division I basketball conference championship in 2005, taking home the Atlantic Sun Conference crown. The team has claimed 4 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championships. Notable former UCF basketball players include Bo Clark, Mark Jones, Stan Kimbrough, Jermaine Taylor, Marcus Jordan, and Jeffrey Jordan. 2013 marked a new era for Knights basketball as the program moved into the American Athletic Conference. The AAC is one of the premier basketball conferences in the country and puts the Knights on a national stage almost every week of the season. The move to the AAC has ignited UCF’s fan base and made this one of the best times in the history of the program to be a UCF Knights basketball fan. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for UCF Knights basketball tickets.
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UCF Knights Basketball at CFE Arena Address: 12777 Gemini Boulevard N. Orlando, FL 32816
The University of Central Florida Knights basketball team plays their home games at CFE Arena in Orlando, Florida. CFE Arena has been home to the Knights since 2007 and can seat over 9,000 fans. Originally known as UCF Arena, CFE Arena replaced The Venue at UCF, which had been the home of Knight basketball since 1991. CFE Arena is part of the larger Knights Plaza athletic village, which is one of the premier university housing, athletic, and shopping centers in the country. The arena is known affectionately as “The Dungeon,” and has been one of the most hostile environments for opposing teams in the AAC. Opposing players walk out into a sea of black and gold and are met with deafening noise. Game days at CFE Arena have an unbelievable atmosphere and it is one of the best college basketball experiences in the South.
UCF vs. USF
Often referred to as the “War on I-4,” Knights-Bulls is one of the bitterest rivalries in Florida. Both UCF and USF have been steadily moving through the college basketball ranks for decades. This matchup was contested in the non-conference for years, with both programs desperately trying to find the upper hand. With the Knights joining the AAC in 2013, this rivalry is finally part of a conference schedule, only adding fire to what was already a great series. This is the can’t-miss game on UCF’s schedule every season.
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How can I buy cheap UCF Knights tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of UCF Knights basketball tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. UCF tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee AAC opponents like UCONN, Cincinnati, and SMU can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase UCF tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 UCF Knights basketball schedule?
The Knights 2016-2017 basketball schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the AAC. UCF plays in the American Athletic Conference, which means games against USF, Cincinnati, UCONN, East Carolina, Houston, Memphis, SMU, Temple, Tulane, and Tulsa. Game times are announced by the AAC as soon as the TV schedule is set. UCF’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also compete with USF in the UCF-USF Rivalry. If you are looking for Knights news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official UCF Knights team roster.
Can I buy UCF Knights basketball season tickets?
UCF Knights season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase UCF basketball season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at CFE Arena.
What is the best UCF rivalry game during the season?
Throughout the history of UCF athletics there has been no bigger or more important rivalry for the Knights than USF. Whenever the Knights and Bulls meet in a competition, sparks fly, and there is loads of energy. Now that this matchup is part of the AAC, look for the talent levels for both programs to continue to rise and the competitiveness to be as good as it has ever been. This is one of the best sports rivalries in Florida, and Division I as a whole.
What is the best game day tradition at a Knights home game?
One of the best traditions at a UCF Knights home basketball game is known as Knightmare. Starting in 2007, with the opening of CFA Arena, the University formed a new student section known as Knightmare. The students wear all black and fill the sections behind each of the baskets. The students in the Knightmare section are known for their unique chants, deafening noise, and unending energy. The rest of the stands follow their lead and help to make CFE Arena one of the loudest arenas in Florida.