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LIVE: UCF Basketball Doubleheader at The American Championship

Men open tournament vs. ECU at 7, Women aim for title at 10

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It’s a doubleheader of UCF Knights Basketball at The American Championship in Fort Worth.

First up, the men’s team faces the East Carolina Pirates in the 11/6 game in the first round. Tip is set for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. UCF swept ECU in the regular season, including a victory in Greenville in the regular season finale last week. The winner plays Memphis tomorrow in the quarterfinals.

Then, the 2-seed UCF women’s team have their massive rubber match with the 1-seed USF Bulls in The American Women’s Basketball Championship Game. The Knights are looking for their first women’s basketball title in The American, and their first conference title of any kind since the 2011 Conference USA Championship. Tip is set for about 10 p.m. ET on ESPNU.


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