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UCF to take on Illinois in NIT quarterfinals

Knights clash with second-seeded Fighting Illini

A.J. Davis of UCF Knights (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
A.J. Davis of UCF Knights (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Central Florida men's basketball team will tip off Wednesday night in the most anticipated game of the season.

Fresh off their last-second win over first-seed Illinois State, the Knights return home for the quarterfinals of the NIT.

The Land of Lincoln once again stands in their way as UCF prepares to take on the University of Illinois.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at CFE Arena.