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UCF Continues To Produce Solid TV Numbers for The American

UCF-Tulsa ranks as 4th most-watched Knights game of the year

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The UCF Knights’ loss at Tulsa last Friday was watched by 787,000 viewers, according to

While the game is down 26% in comparison to last year’s Syracuse-Louisville game in the same time slot on same weekend, it still almost doubled the audience from The American’s game the night before between Temple and South Florida, which aired on ESPN and was watched by only 431,000 viewers. It was also UCF’s 4th-most watch game of the season:

Here are UCF’s TV ratings so far this year:

  1. UCF at Pittsburgh - 2.55 million viewers (ABC/ESPN2 3:30pm)
  2. UCF at Cincinnati - 1.44 million viewers (ESPN Friday 8 p.m.)
  3. Stanford at UCF - 967,000 viewers (ESPN 3:30)
  4. UCF at Tulsa - 787,000 viewers (ESPN2 Friday 7 p.m.)
  5. Houston at UCF - 736,000 viewers (ESPN2 Noon)
  6. UConn at UCF - 322,000 viewers (ESPN2 7 p.m.)
  7. UCF at Temple - 277,000 viewers (ESPN2 7 p.m.)

UCF continues to be one of the top TV draws for the American conference as the Knights been involved in three of the top 8 most watched American Conference games with the Friday night game ranking 4th to date.

  1. 11/2/19 - SMU at Memphis - 2.95 million on ABC (8pm)
  2. 10/4/19 - UCF at Cincinnati - 1.44 million on ESPN (Friday 8pm)
  3. 9/19/19 - Houston at Tulane - 1.03 million on ESPN (Thursday 8pm)
  4. 11/8/19 - UCF at Tulsa - 787,000 on ESPN2 (Friday 7pm)
  5. 10/24/19 - SMU at Houston- 769,000 on ESPN (Thursday 730pm)
  6. 11/1/19 - Navy at UConn - 742,000 on ESPN2 (Friday 7pm)
  7. 11/2/19 - Houston at UCF - 736,000 on ESPN2 (Noon)
  8. 9/26/19- Navy at Memphis -730,000 on ESPN (Friday 8pm)

The Knights travel to New Orleans to take on Tulane on November 23. No TV announcement has been made for this game as of yet.