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Knights to Open Wooden Legacy Against Penn
July 11, 2019
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ORLANDO – The UCF men’s basketball team will be participating in the 2019 Wooden Legacy and on Thursday it was revealed that the Knights will open up on Nov. 28 against Penn at 8:30 p.m. ET with coverage on ESPNU.

 

The three-day, 12-game bracket tournament will take place in Southern California at Anaheim Arena during the Thanksgiving weekend.

 

Long Beach State, in their third Wooden Legacy event, will be the host school for the tournament. Other teams in the field are Arizona, Charleston, Pepperdine, Providence and Wake Forest.

 

Owned an operated by ESPN Events, all 12 games of the 2019 Wooden Legacy will air on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ESPNews.

 

Complete Schedule

(times listed in Pacific)

Thursday, November 28

• Game 1 - Providence vs. Long Beach State, 11 a.m., ESPNU

• Game 2 - Wake Forest vs. Charleston, 1:30 p.m. ESPNews

• Game 3 - UCF vs. Penn, 5:30 p.m., ESPNU

• Game 4 - Pepperdine vs. Arizona, 8 p.m., ESPN2

 

Friday, November 29

• Game 5 - Providence/Long Beach State winner vs. Wake Forest/Charleston winner, 11 a.m., ESPN2/ESPNews

• Game 6 - Providence/Long Beach State loser vs. Wake Forcest/Charleston loser, 1 or 1:30 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU

• Game 7 – UCF/Penn loser vs. Pepperdine/Arizona loser, 6 p.m., ESPNews

• Game 8 - UCF/Penn winner vs. Pepperdine/Arizona winner, 8:30 a.m., ESPN2

 

Sunday, December 1

• Game 9 - Game 6 and Game 7 winners, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 or 1 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNews

• Game 10 - Game 5 and Game 8 losers, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 or 1 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNews

• Game 11 - Game 6 and Game 7 losers, 3:30 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU

• Game 12, Championship - Game 5 and Game 8 winners, 6 p.m., ESPN

 

UCF vs. Penn (Tied, 1-1)

Last Meeting: Dec. 12, 2016 – Penn 58, UCF 49

Last Win: Dec. 29, 2008 – UCF 81, Penn 64

 

UCF vs. Charleston (Cougars, 12-5)

Last Meeting: Nov. 18, 2016 – UCF 60, Charleston 40

Last Loss: Nov. 26, 2003 – Charleston 72, UCF 63

 

UCF has never played Arizona, Long Beach State, Pepperdine, Providence or Wake Forest in men’s basketball, although Wake Forest was at the Charleston Classic with the Knights in 2016-17 and the Myrtle Beach Invitational in 2018-19.

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