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LIVE: UCF Faces Northwestern in NCAA First Round

Knights aiming for first NCAA Tournament win in program history

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: JAN 27 Women’s East Carolina at UCF
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This. Is. MARCH.

The UCF Knights Women’s Basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament, and they have their highest seed ever as a 10. They open their tournament run against the Northwestern Wildcats in the first round at Bill Greehey Arena on the campus of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

The Wildcats come in at 15-8, 5th in the Big Ten, and 31st in the NET. UCF is 16-4 and 38th in the NET. This will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools in women’s basketball.

Tip is set for 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU, and UCF good luck charm Roy Philpott will be on the call with Brooke Weisbrod. Northwestern is a 3.5-point favorite.

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