B.J. Taylor scored 11 of UCF’s 12 points in the third overtime of the game, and the Knights beat Tulane 103-100 on Wednesday night.
Shaquille Harrison scored 22 points while James Woodard added some late heroics and Tulsa topped UCF 56-54 on Wednesday.
Justin Holman threw for one touchdown and Rannell Hall picked up another on the ground to lead UCF in a 16-0 shutout over South Florida on Friday.
Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland.
Central Florida stayed in the game long after SMU’s bid for an early blowout in yet another home win.
The University of Central Florida Golden Knights will have some big shoes to fill heading into the 2014 campaign. UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and running back Storm Johnson announced Monday they will forego their senior seasons and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 Saturday in front of just a few hundred fans who braved a brutal ice storm.
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school’s first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
Rutgers’ once promising season has come down to this: win against South Florida or stay home and skip the bowl circuit.
Located just 85 miles apart, South Florida and UCF have on paper always seemed like natural rivals.