Knights Seeking Win No. 20 at UAB Wednesday

March 5, 2013

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By Doug Richards

Game Info
Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Arena: Bartow Arena
Tipoff: 7 p.m. Eastern
Game Notes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF men's basketball team is away from Orlando for two games this week to conclude its season and the road trip begins Wednesday at UAB. Tipoff from Bartow Arena is 7 p.m. Eastern.

The Knights (19-10, 8-6 Conference USA) are seeking to record their third-straight 20-win campaign. UCF came up just short in its home finale Saturday, falling 76-67 to No. 17 Memphis despite 29 points from Keith Clanton, who was playing at the UCF Arena for the final time. Isaiah Sykes enters the game at UAB (15-14, 7-7) needing only 13 points to become the 17th 1,000-point scorer in UCF history.

The game will be televised on CSS throughout the southeast. In Orlando, fans can listen to the contest on the UCF IMG Sports Network and its flagship station, 740 The Game. Marc Daniels' pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.

UAB has won four-consecutive contests. On Monday. Rod Rucker was named the C-USA Player of the Week after averaging 23.5 points in victories over Tulane and SMU. The Knights have won four-consecutive games over the Blazers.

After meeting UAB, UCF will conclude the campaign in Hattiesburg Saturday evening vs. Southern Miss.