Men's basketball preview: Florida Gators vs. UCF Knights
No. 7 Florida vs. UCF
When/where: 4; O'Connell Center, Gainesville
TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Records: Florida 4-0, UCF 3-1.
Notable: Florida has remained undefeated with stellar defense. It has allowed 44 points per game and 26 or fewer points in seven of eight halves (31 by Wisconsin in the first on Nov. 14). … UCF is shooting 48.7 percent from the field and is led by junior G Isaiah Sykes at 24.5 points and five assists per game. The Knights also return last season's leading scorer, senior F Keith Clanton, who is averaging 17 points and 11.8 rebounds. … UCF coach Donnie Jones is a former longtime assistant of Florida coach Billy Donovan. Against former assistants, Donovan is 9-2 with a four-game win streak dating to a 2010 loss to UCF.
Times staff writer