Welcome to our Friday Knewsletter, our daily dish of links and stories from around the world of UCF Knights sports and slightly beyond.
The Big Knews
UCF athletic director Danny White leaving for Tennessee (WESH 2 Orlando)
UCF AD Danny White’s exit hurts more than Scott Frost, McKenzie Milton (Orlando Sentinel)
In a rather surprising development, UCF AD Danny White signed a contract to become the new athletic director at the University of Tennessee, where he will make $1.8M annually.
A Tweet We’re Knighting
I will personally miss working with Danny. He will leave UCF with a strong foundation for success, including a culture of innovation and integrity.— Dr. Alexander N. Cartwright (@UCFCartwright) January 21, 2021
I am committed to working with #KnightNation to build on our momentum of sustained outstanding performance on and off the field. https://t.co/wmaIm27x6U
The end of one era and the beginning of another. UCF will begin its search for Danny White’s replacement immediately.
What’s On This Weekend
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers, 7 PM EST, Fox Sports Florida
Miami Heat, vs. Toronto Raptors, 7:30 PM EST, Fox Sports Sun
Men’s Basketball - SMU Mustangs vs. UCF Knights, 1 PM EST, ESPN+
Women’s Basketball - UCF Knights vs. Houston Cougars, 5 PM EST, ESPN+
Miami Heat, vs. Brooklyn Nets, 8 PM EST, Fox Sports Sun
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, 3:05 PM EST, FOX
Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 6:40 PM EST, CBS
Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic, 7 PM EST, Fox Sports Florida