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University of Central Florida Men’s Basketball Season Preview

Published by on November 13, 2009

With the loss of Jermaine Taylor, who last year scored 26.2 points per game and led the UCF men’s basketball team in scoring in 29 of 31 games, the Knights are looking to a group of newcomers and returning starters to carry the scoring load. UCF is coming off a 17-14 season, in which they went 7-9 in conference USA and 13-3 at home. Here is a look at the 2009-2010 version of the Knights:


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Despite the loss of Taylor, the Knights welcome back three important players from the 2008 team in sophomores A.J. Rompza and Isaac Sosa, and junior Taylor Young.

Rompza is coming off a freshman season in which he scored just 4.3 points per game, but led the team in assists per game (5.2), steals (46), and was second on the team in minutes, playing just more than 26 per game. Rompza’s job last season was to control the offense and set up Taylor in scoring position. This season, he will be called upon to look for his shot as well as create opportunities for his teammates.

Sosa returns to the team after shooting a team-best 45 percent from three-point range last season. After playing for Puerto Rico in the offseason, Sosa will come into...

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