Welcome to our Wednesday Knewsletter, our daily dish of links and stories from around the world of UCF Knights sports and slightly beyond.
The Big Knews
UCF DC Randy Shannon’s amended contract runs through January 2022 (Orlando Sentinel)
Randy Shannon will be coordinating the Black & Gold defense for the 2021 season.
UCF versus Memphis basketball game postponed due to COVID-19 (Orlando Sentinel)
The game was called off early Tuesday.
The Other Knews
NBA - 6 Takes After 6 Miami Heat games (Hot Hot Hoops)
What have we seen from the Heat after their first six games?
A Tweet We’re Knighting
Source: James Madison RB coach Matt Merritt will join the #UCF staff in the same role, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Athletic.— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) January 6, 2021
JMU was No. 10 in FCS rushing in 2019. FootballScoop and the Daily News-Record first reported.
After Utah State hired Anthony Tucker as its offensive coordinator, UCF filled the position with former JMU running backs coach Matt Merritt.
What’s On ToKnight
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic, 7 PM EST, Fox Sports Florida
Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat, 7:30 PM EST, Fox Sports Sun