TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Bowser ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, Ryan O’Keefe had 85 yards on seven receptions, and Central Florida earned Sunshine State bragging rights by beating Florida 29-17 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gasparilla Bowl: Central Florida (8-4) against Florida (6-6), Dec. 23, 7:00 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
Line: Florida by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tre'mon Morris-Brash sacked Timmy McClain on the final play of the game and UCF held off South Florida 17-13 in an American Athletic Conference finale on Friday.
McClain drove the Bulls from their own 11-yard line down to the UCF 3 using 2:43 to get off 11 plays before running into Morris-Brash.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Mikey Keene threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score and Johnny Richardson rushed for 147 yards and a TD as UCF cruised to a 49-17 victory over Connecticut on Saturday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mikey Keene's 23-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Johnson with 5:55 remaining sent Central Florida past Tulane 14-10 on Saturday.
Keene finished 19-for-25 passing (76%) for 229 yards.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mikey Keene threw a career-best five touchdown passes and UCF rolled to a 49-7 win over Temple on Saturday.
Keene was 15 of 21 for 229 yards. He threw touchdown passes that covered 13 yards to Alec Holler and 18 to Brandon Johnson in the second quarter for a 21-0 lead at the half.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ryan O'Keefe rushed for one touchdown, caught a pass for another and UCF defeated Memphis 24-7 on Space Night Friday.
On a night themed to honor UCF's ties to the nation's space program — complete with the unveiling of special uniforms — the Knights were somewhat low orbit as Mikey Keene completed 11 of 19 passes for 63 yards — his lowest yardage since the season opener.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mark-Antony Richards' 1-yard touchdown smash with 23 seconds left to play helped carry Central Florida to a 20-16 win over East Carolina on Saturday.
Richards' score ended an 11-play, 64-yard drive that lasted just a little more than three minutes.