UCF has won the toss and chose to defer the decision. SCSU receives the first kickoff.
SCSU received the first kick, but was unable to move the ball effectively in the ensuing possession. UCF, on the other hand, converted a 46 yard Matthew Wright field goal to go ahead 0-3.
UCF 3 SCSU 0
UCF tacked on an additional 34 yard field goal with 2:18 left in the half, pulling ahead by 6, but still within touchdown range of South Carolina State.
UCF 6 SCSU 0
Matthew Wright tied a career-high three field goals in one game early on in the second quarter with a 45 yard successful attempts.
UCF 9 SCSU 0
His fourth field goal – a 37 yard attempt – was the first by a UCF kicker since December 4, 2014; the last time UCF won a football game.
UCF 12 SCSU 0
Shaquem Griffin notched his first career sack in the second quarter, forcing a fumble at the UCF 41 yard line that was recovered by JamiyusPittman to set up a late first-half score by UCF.
Justin Holman kept the ball on a designed run from ten yards out with 1:45 left in the first half to put the Knights ahead 10-0 and cap off an eight play, 57 yard drive.
UCF 18 SCSU 0
Shaquill Griffin joined his twin brother in the turnover frenzy in the second half, intercepting a ball at the UCF 11 yard line early in the third quarter, but the Knights would squander the opportunity with a fumble of their own.
Dontravious Wilson converted the next drive into a one yard touchdown drive to extend the lead by a massive 25 points.
UCF 25 SCSU 0
Justin Holman was able to connect with Tre’Quan Smith as the third quarter expired for a 37 yards score, followed closely by an ill-fated two point conversion attempt.
UCF 31 SCSU 0
A 35 yard completion from Justin Holman to Jordan Akins in the fourth quarter was the catalyst to UCF’s ultimate nail in the coffin, setting up a five yard touchdown reception by Tristan Payton with 12:18 remaining in the quarter.
UCF 38 SCSU 0