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UCF, USF to resume hoops rivalry

Knights will play season opener in Tampa

ORLANDO, Fla. – The UCF and USF basketball programs will resume the 'War on I-4' rivalry with two games during the 2012-2013 basketball season, according to the UCF athletics website.

The teams did not compete last season, but will not wait for UCF to begin Big East play in 2013 to resume the rivalry. UCF will open its season at USF on Nov. 10. The second game will be played at the UCF Arena on Jan. 2.

Both programs participated in post-season play last season. The Bulls made the NCAA Tournament. The Knights made the NIT tournament.