March 7, 2009
Championship Bracket in PDF Format
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - After posting a comeback victory Saturday night, the UCF men's basketball team has earned the No. 6 seed at the Conference USA Championship in Memphis, Tenn. The Knights will open the event Wednesday at the FedEx Forum against No. 11 Southern Miss at 3:30 p.m. Eastern.
The winner of the UCF-Southern Miss game will face No. 3 UAB in the quarterfinals on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Eastern.
After trailing by 17 points early in the second half, senior guard Jermaine Taylor (Tavares, Fla.) and the Knights rallied for a 74-71 win over East Carolina in Orlando Saturday. Taylor totaled 36 points in the win.
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2009 C-USA Championship
FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn.
Wednesday, March 7
(7) Marshall vs. (10) Rice 1p
(6) UCF vs. (11) Southern Miss 3:30p
(8) Tulane vs. (9) East Carolina 7:00p
(5) Houston vs. (12) SMU 9:30p
Thursday, March 8
(2) Tulsa vs. Marshall/Rice (CSS) 1p
(3) UAB vs. UCF/Southern Miss (CSS) 3:30p
(1) Memphis vs. Tulane/East Carolina (CSS) 7:00p
(4) UTEP vs. Houston/SMU (CSS) 9:30p
Friday, March 9
*Semifinal # 1 (CBS College Sports) 4:00p
*Semifinal # 2 (CBS College Sports) 6:30p
Saturday, March 10
Championship (CBS) 11:35a
*highest remaining seed entering the semifinals will play at 4:00 p.m.