The UCF men's basketball team wasn't able to come away with its first win at UConn, as the Huskies defended home court and won 62-53 at Gampel Pavilion Wednesday night.

While the buzz continues over UCF's National Championship, a new ranking was released that left the Knights in the No. 1 position. UCF was crowned National Champions by the Colley Matrix. In addition to the Colley Matrix, UCF also saw its highest finishes ever in the Associated Press Top 25 (6th) and the Amway Coaches Poll (7th).

The UCF men's basketball team did what it has done so well under the direction of head coach Johnny Dawkins, defended masterfully. The Knights held visiting Temple to a CFE Arena record for points allowed in a 60-39 victory Sunday afternoon in Orlando.

Behind 21 unanswered points in the second half, the UCF football team capped a perfect 13-0 season with a 34-27 win over No. 7 Auburn in the 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year's Day.

Rylan Thomas was named the American Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year on Thursday, as the league announced its annual preseason teams and poll. The sophomore became just the second player in UCF Baseball history to receive a league's preseason player of the year honor.