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Isaiah Sykes

Isaiah Sykes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Denby

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
G

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

04/14/2014

Isaiah Sykes to Play in Portsmouth Invitational

The UCF standout is one of 64 seniors across the country participating in the prestigious event

03/17/2014

Sykes Singled Out

Knights senior named to AAC All-Tournament team.

02/09/2014

Huskies Hold Off Knights

Sykes scores 17; McBride breaks out for 13 in loss to UConn.

02/04/2014

Knights Ready For Rival

UCF hosts USF Wednesday night. Fans encouraged to Black Out CFE Arena.

03/01/2014

UCF vs. SMU (USATSI)

UCF vs. SMU (USATSI)

02/15/2014

UCF vs. USF

UCF men's basketball

02/12/2014

UCF vs. Memphis

UCF men's basketball

02/09/2014

No. 22 Connecticut at UCF

No. 22 Connecticut at UCF photos by USA TODAY Sports

02/01/2014

UCF @ No. 12 Louisville

USATSI Gallery

Career
• Finished with 1,545 career points, which is the eighth most in UCF history and the fifth most in the Division I era
• Also in the top six all-time at UCF in rebounds, assists, steals, and free throws made
• Fourth all-time and third in the Division I era with 764 career boards
• Third in the record books with 183 career steals, fifth with 336 assists, and sixth with 335 free throws

2013-14
• Named All-American Athletic Conference Second Team
• Also named to American Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team
• Appeared in 30 games, starting 29 as a senior
• Led UCF and was fifth in the American with 17.2 points per game
• His 515 points were tied for sixth most in a single-season at UCF in the Division I era
• Also led the Knights and ranked fifth in the league with 7.2 rebounds per outing
• Added a team high 3.5 assists per contest, which ranked 11th in the American
• Tied with teammate Calvin Newell for fourth in the conference with 1.7 steals per game
• Shot 47.5 percent from the floor and 37.5 percent from beyond the arc
• Was the only player in the American to rank in the Top 15 in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and field goal percentage
• Recorded 24 double figures scoring games, including the final 11 of the season
• Also added six double digit rebounding outings and five double-doubles
• Scored 20-points or more 11 times on the season
• Finished career with 21 points and nine rebounds in AAC Tournament game against top-seeded Cincinnati
• Scored a career best 36 points and added nine boards in double overtime AAC Tournament win over Temple
• His 36 points were the best ever by a Knight in a conference tournament and tied for the sixth most by a UCF player in a single game during the Division I era
• Finished regular season with 24 points, eight boards, and six assists in win at Houston
• Recorded back-to-back double-doubles with 13 pts/10 reb against no. 7 Cincinnati and 19 pts/13 reb at Houston
• Scored 27 points and had five assists in win at USF
• Went for 24 points and 12 boards at home against USF
• Recorded double digit rebounds in three straight games against Memphis, Louisville, and USF (1/29-2/5)
• Had 24 points, 12 rebounds, and five assists against no. 22 Memphis
• Finished with 29 points and eight rebounds at Rutgers
• Scored 23 points, grabbed a season high 15 rebounds, and dealt out six assists in win over Temple
• Against No. 14 Louisville at home, totaled 19 points and nine rebounds
• Scored 17 points and dished out a game-high six assists in the victory over Jacksonville
• Totaled 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting in the win over Stetson
• In the win over Bethune-Cookman, nearly had a triple-double with 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists
• Selected to the American Athletic Conference All-League Preseason Second Team

2012-13

• Declared for the NBA Draft, but withdrew name for consideration in April
• Named to the All-Conference USA First Team and the C-USA All-Defensive Team
• Selected to the NABC All-District 11 First Team
• Started all 31 games and averaged 16.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.3 steals in 35.4 minutes an outing
• Led the nation with two triple-doubles and became the second player in league history to record multiple triple-doubles in a season
• In league play, became the first player in C-USA history to rank in the league top 10 in points (16.8/8th), rebounds (8.6/5th), assists (4.3/7th) and steals (2.3/1st)
• Scored in double figures 27 times and had 12 20-point performances
• Recorded seven double-doubles
• Totaled 72 steals, good for seventh on the UCF single-season register
• Registered 22 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals in 40 minutes at Southern Miss
• Scored 21 points and grabbed 11 boards in the victory at UAB
• In the triumph over Tulsa, scored 22 points to go with seven rebounds and four assists
• At home against, Marshall, recorded 23 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and three steals
• Scored 17 points and had six rebounds at No. 22 Memphis
• Registered the fourth triple-double in program history with 20 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists in the win over East Carolina
• Scored a game-high 20 points and added nine rebounds in the win at Tulane
• Selected as the C-USA Player of the Week on Jan. 28 after averaging 22.5 points and 7.5 boards in wins over Rice and SMU
• Recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 boards in the victory over SMU
• Scored 24 points on 7-of-13 shooting and a 9-of-10 showing at the line in the win over Rice
• In the overtime win at Houston, scored a game-high 22 points to go with nine rebounds, four assists and four steals in 42 minutes
• Scored a game-high 22 points in the victory over Florida A&M
• In the win over Belmont, registered 15 points, seven boards and four assists
• Recorded the third triple-double in UCF history with 16 points, 11 boards and 10 assists in the victory over Stetson
• In the win at Old Dominion, recorded 14 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals
• Totaled 18 points and seven rebounds in the victory over Bethune-Cookman
• At No. 7 Florida, scored 12 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out six assists in 38 minutes
• In the home-opening win over Alabama State, totaled a game-high 23 points and seven assists
• Named the C-USA Player of the Week on Nov. 12 after leading UCF to a win at USF
• Nearly recorded a triple-double in the season-opening victory at USF with 26 points, 11 boards and eight assists in 38 minutes

2011-12

• Played in all 33 contests, making 32 starts
• Averaged 12.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game
• Had 22 double-digit scoring performances
• Shot 54.5 percent overall to lead the team
• In Conference USA contests, shot 55.1 percent, good for fifth in the league
• Ranked third in C-USA games in offensive rebounds per game (3.2)
• In the home victory over UAB, scored 15 points and added nine rebounds and four assists
• Scored a game-high 23 points and recorded 11 rebounds in the win over UTEP
• Named the C-USA Player of the Week on Feb. 13 after averaging 21.0 points and 10.0 boards on 72.0 percent shooting vs. Marshall and Southern Miss
• Recorded a game-high 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting at Southern Miss
• Added 10 rebounds and three steals in 37 minutes against the Golden Eagles
• In the win over Marshall at the UCF Arena, scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds to go with three steals and two assists
• Recorded 15 points on 4-of-5 overall shooting and a 6-of-6 performance at the free-throw line to go with eight rebounds in the victory at SMU
• In the win over Houston, registered 21 points and 14 rebounds
• Recorded 20 points on 10-of-15 shooting and 10 rebounds in the win at East Carolina
• Named the UCF Holiday Classic MVP
• Scored 14 points and added five rebounds in the UCF Holiday Classic championship game win over Rhode Island
• Registered 20 points and nine rebounds to go with four steals in the win over Stetson
• Scored 15 points, and hit the game-winning free throws with four seconds remaining, in the victory over Bethune-Cookman
• Recorded first career double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Hartford
• Recorded 10 points and four boards in the comeback win over No. 4 UConn at the Battle 4 Atlantis

2010-11
• Played in 32 games and averaged 4.0 points in 16.4 minutes of action
• Shot 56.3 percent from the field
• Ranked third on the team with 3.2 rebounds per game
• Totaled 25 steals, which ranked fourth on the team
• Logged 33 minutes at Creighton in the CBI semifinals and finished with 12 points and a game-high six rebounds
• In the CBI quarterfinal win over visiting Rhode Island, registered six points, four rebounds and a game-high four steals
• Played 25 minutes off the bench in the win over No. 16 Florida and finished with five points, four rebounds, one assist and a steal
• Against West Florida, scored nine points in collegiate debut

Prior to UCF

• Graduated from Denby High School
• Averaged 19.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior
• Led Denby to the Michigan Class A state semifinals
• Selected to play in the Michigan High School All-Star Game and scored 17 points in the contest
• Rated as the 39th-best small forward in the nation by Scout.com
• At Denby, played for coach Chuck Albright
• On the AAU level, starred for the Michigan Hurricanes and coach Will Smith
• In the summer of 2009, participated in the Reebok All-American Camp in Philadelphia and earned all-star honors at the event

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