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Golden Knights to Face Memphis in C-USA Tournament
November 12, 2005
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IRVING, Texas - The UCF volleyball team has earned the ninth seed at the 2005 Conference USA Championship and will face eighth-seeded Memphis in first round action on Thursday in Houston, Texas. First serve at Autry Court on the Rice campus is scheduled for 2 p.m. Eastern.

The winner of the UCF-Memphis match will face top-seeded Marshall on Friday at 2 p.m. The Golden Knights (8-17 overall) finished their first campaign in C-USA with a 6-10 league record. Memphis went 7-7 in conference action and has a 16-15 overall mark.

Marshall (15-1 C-USA, 23-5), No. 2 Houston (10-4, 16-11), No. 3 Tulsa (10-5, 23-7) and No. 4 UTEP (10-6, 20-9) have all earned first-round byes in the tournament.

UCF faced Memphis two times during the regular season with each squad winning on the road. The Tigers claimed a 3-1 contest in Orlando on Oct. 2. On Oct. 30 in Memphis, the Golden Knights posted a 3-2 victory.

Semifinal matches are scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The championship match is slated for Sunday at 5 p.m. and will be televised live on CSTV.

The tournament champion earns the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

2005 C-USA VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

Thursday, November 17, 2005:

Match 1 - (9) UCF vs. (8) Memphis, 2 p.m.

Match 2 - (12) Southern Miss vs. (5) East Carolina, 4 p.m.

Match 3 - (11) Tulane vs. (6) Rice, 7 p.m.

Match 4 - (10) UAB vs. (7) SMU, 9 p.m.

Friday, November 18, 2005:

Match 5 - (1) Marshall vs. Winner of UCF/Memphis, 2 p.m.

Match 6 - (4) UTEP vs. Winner of Southern Miss/East Carolina, 4 p.m.

Match 7 - (3) Tulsa vs. Winner of Tulane/Rice, 7 p.m.

Match 8 - (2) Houston vs. Winner of UAB/SMU, 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 19, 2005 (Semifinals):

Match 9 - Winner of Match 5 vs. Winner of Match 6, 6 p.m.

Match 10 - Winner of Match 7 vs. Winner of Match 8, 8 p.m.

Sunday, November 20, 2005 (Championship):

Match 11 - Championship Match (CSTV), 5 p.m.

All Times Eastern. All matches will be played at Autry Court, Houston, Texas.

Meet the Knights

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