The UCF Knights men's basketball team represents The University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, United States. UCF competes in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the American Athletic Conference. The Knights play their home games in the CFE Arena located on the university's main campus. They are coached by Johnny Dawkins who was hired in 2016.
The Knights have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament six times, including the Final Four in 1978. UCF has reached the NCAA Division I Tournament five times. UCF has won twelve conference championships, seven regular season championships, and five tournament championships.