UCF Knights men’s basketball
The UCF Knights men’s basketball Group Signifies The University of Central Florida.
UCF competes in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the American Athletic Conference (The American). The Knights play their home games at the CFE Arena situated on the university’s main campus. Johnny Dawkins who had been hired in 2016 coachs them.
The Knights have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament six times (1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982), such as the Final Four in 1978. UCF has reached the NCAA Division I Tournament five times (1994, 1996, 2004, 2005, and 2019). UCF has won seven regular season championships twelve conference championships five tournament championships.
Before the group even had a nickname, UCF played its first intercollegiate basketball game. From the Division II era, below Torchy Clark, UCF found success involving a DII Final Four appearance. UCF has competed at the Atlantic Sun Conference (formerly called the Trans American Athletic Conference), from 1992 until 2005, when all sports joined Conference USA. As a Division II team, the Knights was a charter member of the Sunshine State Conference from 1975 to 1984. The Knights also had a brief stint in the Sun Belt Conference.