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Knight Shift: UCF Men’s Baskeball Upsets No. 15 Florida State in Tallahassee

Isaiah Adams, Brandon Mahan and Darin Green Jr. shined as the Knights shocked the Seminoles

UCF freshman forward Isaiah Adams scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the Knights’ upset victory over the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday night.
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Who could have seen this coming?

The UCF Knights hadn’t played in two weeks. The last time we saw them on the floor, they were getting crushed by the Michigan Wolverines. Now, after that long layoff, their next test was to go on the road and challenge the undefeated and 15th-ranked Florida State Seminoles. Oh no?

Oh yes! The Knights beat the Seminoles — and frankly dominated them in the second half — ending a bunch of long streaks on Saturday night:

In our postgame Knight Shift, Eric Lopez and Brian Murphy covered all the angles of this uber-impressive 86-74 victory, including true freshman Isaiah Adams’ star turn, Brandon Mahan’s incredible second half, what this win means for the future of the program and so much more.

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Also, here is what head coach Johnny Dawkins had to say in his postgame press conference, courtesy of UCF Athletics.