Staphon Blair

Staphon  Blair


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 255



2015-16 Season Preview: Centers

Head coach Donnie Jones has a handful of options at the center position with all possessing good size


Knights in the Spotlight

UCF attended The American Men's Basketball Media Day on Tuesday at the Amway Center


First Scrimmage in the Books

The UCF men's basketball team held its first intrasquad scrimmage on Sunday


Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


Mid-Season Motivation

Staphon Blair used his time coming off the bench as motivation during 2014-15 season



UCF men's basketball





UCF @ No. 12 Louisville

USATSI Gallery


UCF vs. No. 22 Memphis

USATSI Gallery, men's basketball


UCF vs. Stetson

UCF men's basketball vs. Stetson, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

• Ranks fifth all-time at UCF with 99 career blocked shots.
• Is third all-time in school history with a career field goal percentage of .589.

2014-2015 (Junior)

• Played in all 30 games, starting 17 times.
• Was fourth on the team in scoring with a career high 7.8 points per game, recording double figures nine times.
• Led the Knights and ranked 13th in the AAC with 5.2 rebounds per game.
• Finished with a team high .609 field goal percentage, which ranked second overall in the conference and was the fourth highest shooting percentage in a single season in UCF history.
• His team high 1.3 blocks per game also ranked eighth in the AAC.
• Recorded career highs of 15 points and 13 rebounds for first ever double-double vs. Tulane (1/14).
• Scored a career high 14 points on 4-of-4 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free throw line vs. Detroit (12/17).
• Blocked a career best seven shots, scored 11 points and tied a career high with eight rebounds vs. USC Upstate (11/23).
• His seven blocks were the most by a Knights since Keith Clanton had seven on Feb. 6, 2013.
• Scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds in season opener vs. Stetson (11/16).

2013-14 (Sophomore)
• Appeared in all 31 games, starting 18 as a sophomore
• Averaged 4.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 18.0 minutes per game
• Led the Knights with 47 blocked shots and shot 55.4 percent from the floor
• Recorded double figures in scoring three times
• Had 13 multiple-block games, including a pair of five-block outings at Houston and against Temple
• In regular season finale at Houston, scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting
• Went 6-of-6 from the floor in career best 12-point outing in win at USF
• Scored 11 points at no. 15 Cincinnati
• Scored seven points and had eight rebounds and two blocks in the win over Jacksonville

2012-13 (Freshman)

• Appeared in 29 of 31 games, making one start
• Averaged 1.9 points, 0.8 boards and 0.5 blocks in 7.2 minutes per game
• Shot 61.1 percent from the floor
• In Conference USA play, made 9-of-10 (90.0 percent) of his field-goal attempts
• Made first career start at UAB and finished with two points, one block and a steal
• At No. 22 Memphis, blocked three shots and had a pair of boards in eight minutes
• Made collegiate debut in the win at USF and totaled two points, two blocks and a rebound in 14 minutes

High School

• Listed as the No. 29 power forward nationally by ESPNU
• As a senior, averaged 14.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game
• Earned a spot on the SourceHoops All-State Class 5A First Team
• Named to the Sun-Sentinel All-Broward First Team and the Miami Herald All-Broward Second Team
• As a junior, averaged 9.0 points, 10.0 boards and 2.0 blocks
• Garnered Miami Herald All-Broward Honorable Mention recognition
• Was coached by Darryl Burrows at Dillard
• Played on the AAU level with the Florida Rams
• In 2012, won the shot put title at the Florida Region 4-3A Championships
• Selected to the Miami Herald All-Broward Third Team in track & field

Career Stats