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LIVE: UCF Knights Take On VCU in NCAA Tournament First Round

The 9-seeded Knights look for their first-ever NCAA Tournament win in five tries against the 8-seed Rams

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Johnny Dawkins and the Knights are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 14 years.
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For the first time since 2005, the UCF Knights are in the NCAA Tournament.

The Knights are the 9-seed in the East Region, and will take on the 8-seed VCU Rams in the first round, with 1-seed Duke lying in wait.

It’s the Knights’ first-ever at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

By The Numbers

  • Tip: Approximately 9:40 p.m. ET
  • Venue: Colonial Life Arena - Columbia, South Carolina
  • 9 UCF Knights: 23-8, 13-5 in The American
  • 8 VCU Rams: 25-7, 16-2 in the Atlantic-10

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