In the final Associated Press Top 25, UCF was ranked No. 6. The Knights received four first-place votes and were one of just two teams to receive first-place votes. In addition to the highest season-ending ranking, it was the highest ranking UCF has ever achieved in the AP Top 25.
Meanwhile, UCF was ranked No. 7 in the final Amway Coaches Poll. It was the highest season-ending ranking and the highest-ever ranking for the Knights in that poll as well.