— Brandon Mahan scored all 12 of his points in the second half, including four of UCF's final six free throws, and the Knights held off Auburn 63-55 down the stretch to win a season-opener Monday night.
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Point guard Darius Perry, No. 21 in ESPN's transfer rankings who averaged 5.2 points and 2.5 assists this season with Louisville, will transfer and have one season to play with Central Florida.
Darin Green Jr. scored 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting with five 3-pointers and Central Florida romped past East Carolina 94-62 on Sunday.
Collin Smith scored 19 points and UCF scored the final five points of the game from the foul line to upset SMU 61-58 after blowing a 22-point first-half lead on Wednesday night.
Lawson Korita scored 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and Tulsa dispatched Central Florida 65-54 on Saturday.
Isaiah Whaley tied a career-high with 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds to help UConn to an 81-65 win over UCF Wednesday in the American Athletic Conference.
Teshaun Hightower scored 18 points and the last of his four steals led to Nic Thomas making three free throws with 7.8 seconds remaining and Tulane rallied past Central Florida 75-74 on Saturday
Freshman Tony Johnson Jr. scored four of his career-high 21 points in the second overtime and Central Florida upset first-place Cincinnati 89-87 in an American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night.
Erik Stevenson had 27 points as Wichita State defeated Central Florida 75-58 on Thursday night.
Darin Green Jr. had a season-high 26 points as Central Florida beat Tulsa 83-75 on Sunday.
Matt Milon scored 17 points and Collin Smith added 14 points and seven rebounds as Central Florida defeated East Carolina 68-64 on Thursday night.
Justin Brown and Laquincy Rideau each scored 14 points and combined for 15 rebounds as South Florida beat Central Florida 64-48 on Saturday.
Lance Thomas scored a career-high 20 points and Memphis held off UCF 59-57 on Wednesday night.
Dexter Dennis scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead five Wichita State players in double figures and the Shockers defeated Central Florida 87-79 on Saturday night.
Dazon Ingram sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 53 seconds and UCF closed the game on a 6-0 run to fend off South Florida 55-54 on Saturday.
Dazon Ingram scored 15 points with a career-high 17 rebounds and UCF grabbed its first American Athletic Conference win of the season beating Tulane 74-55 on Tuesday.