2008-2009 UCF Knights

2008-2009 UCF Knights Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Chris Baez Fr G 6-5 190 - Kissimmee (FL) United States Gateway High School
- Tony Davis Jr SF 6-7 200 Aug 2, 1988 Sarasota (FL) United States Riverview High School
- Dave Diakite RS-Fr F 6-6 215 - Takoma Park (MD) United States National Christian Academy
- P.J. Gaynor Fr F 6-8 220 - Jacksonville (FL) United States Mandarin High School
- Jakub Kusmieruk Fr C 7-4 280 - Sokolow Podlaski Poland The John Carroll School
- Kory Pugh Fr G 6-3 185 - Orlando (FL) United States N/A
- A.J. Rompza Fr G 5-9 170 - Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School
- Isaac Sosa Fr G 6-3 180 Feb 16, 1990 Guaynabo (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Grandview Prep
- Drew Speraw Jr G 6-2 175 Jun 1, 1986 Oviedo (FL) United States Oviedo High School
- Jermaine Taylor Sr G 6-5 205 Dec 8, 1986 Tavares (FL) United States Tavares High School
- Amara Thompson RS-Fr G 6-4 180 Dec 6, 1988 Tucker (GA) United States Tucker High School
- A.J. Tyler So F 6-9 225 Jan 27, 1988 Palm Harbor (FL) United States Palm Harbor University High School
- Will Weathers Fr PG 6-1 165 Oct 23, 1990 New Orleans (LA) United States Lewisville High School
- Jean Michel Yotio So FC 6-9 240 Dec 23, 1987 Abidjan Ivory Coast Montverde Academy
- Taylor Young So G 6-1 190 Jan 15, 1988 Orlando (FL) United States The First Academy
- Kenrick Zondervan Sr FC 6-9 240 Nov 28, 1985 Hoofddorp Netherlands Kaj Munk High School

UCF Transfers Sitting Out 2008-2009

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Ben O'Donnell So PG 5-9 175 Dec 8, 1988 Largo (FL) United States Florida State

Recent UCF Knights History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 24-9 (13-5) 3rd (AAC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 19-13 (9-9) 6th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 24-12 (11-7) 4th (AAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 12-18 (6-12) 8th (AAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 12-18 (5-13) 9th (AAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 13-18 (4-14) 8th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 20-11 (9-7) 4th (C-USA) N/A N/A
2011-2012 22-11 (10-6) 3rd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 21-12 (6-10) 9th (C-USA) 1st Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 15-17 (6-10) 9th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-14 (7-9) 6th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 16-15 (9-7) 4th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-9 (11-5) 2nd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 14-15 (7-7) 5th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 24-9 (13-7) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 24-7 (17-3) 2nd (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 19-12 (11-5) 4th (A-Sun) Runner Up N/A

2008-2009 UCF Knights Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jermaine Taylor NABC All-District (11) First Team
Jermaine Taylor C-USA Player of the Year
Jermaine Taylor C-USA All-Conference First Team
A.J. Rompza C-USA All-Freshman Team

2008-2009 UCF Knights Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Rompza T. Young J. Taylor T. Davis K. Zondervan
Rotation W. Weathers I. Sosa D. Diakite A. Tyler  
Rotation   C. Baez      
Lim PT D. Speraw K. Pugh   P. Gaynor J. Kusmieruk
Lim PT       J. Yotio  

2008-2009 UCF Knights Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jermaine Taylor 31 31.9 26.2 5.2 1.9 1.3 0.8 2.8
Tony Davis 22 24.1 9.8 6.8 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.9
Isaac Sosa 31 19.7 8.2 1.7 1.2 0.4 0.0 1.1
A.J. Tyler 28 22.5 7.1 4.4 0.6 0.3 0.2 1.1
Kenrick Zondervan 31 22.9 7.0 4.4 0.8 0.4 0.3 1.3
A.J. Rompza 30 25.6 4.2 3.0 5.0 1.4 0.1 2.1
Chris Baez 30 14.1 3.5 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.8
Taylor Young 31 21.6 3.3 1.5 3.4 1.1 0.1 1.3
Jakub Kusmieruk 14 5.0 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Dave Diakite 5 14.2 2.2 3.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.6
P.J. Gaynor 26 9.3 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.8
Will Weathers 22 11.0 1.6 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.0
Drew Speraw 19 4.5 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3
Jean Michel Yotio 27 6.8 1.3 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.7
Kory Pugh 2 1.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2008-2009 UCF Knights Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Craig Brown Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A