The Knights have won their last two meetings with Memphis, winning 72-57 late in last year’s regular season for just the second ever win over the Tigers. UCF then won again in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals, eliminating Memphis with an 84-54 victory in Hartford.
Prior to that, the storied Memphis Tigers had won 11 in a row over UCF and 21 of the previous 22 games.
Senior A.J. Davis looks to continue the momentum over the Tigers, having led the Knights to big wins in his final season in Black and Gold. The forward has scored in double figures in each of his last six games, including a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds in the win at ECU.
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 3
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Radio: 96.9 FM/740 AM The Game
Live Stats: http://ucfknights.co/MBBLiveStats1718
NOTES TO KNOW
- Memphis holds a 22-3 advantage in the all-time series.
- UCF won two of the three meetings between these two teams last season.
- The Knights eliminated Memphis from last year’s American Athletic Conference Championship.
- UCF is 6-1 at home this season and has won 10 of its last 11 at CFE Arena, dating back to last season.
- A.J. Davis leads The American with 9.1 rebounds per game.
- Tacko Fall leads the nation with a .778 field goal percentage and leads The American with 2.1 blocked shots per contest.
- Terrell Allen is fifth in the league with 1.6 steals per game.
PROMOTION TO KNOW
- First 500 fans in attendance receive special UCF Flag.
Season tickets for the 2017-18 campaign are on sale now. Fans looking to purchase tickets can call (407) 823-1000 or visit UCFKnights.com to secure them today. For men’s basketball tickets CLICK HERE.