The Central Florida Knights open their Conference USA tournament on Thursday night against the Alabama-Birmingham Dragons. The game is scheduled to tip off at 10 p.m. from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN. This is dependent on what time the prior game between UTEP and Memphis finishes. The game will be televised live on the CBS Sports Network.
The Dragons got into this game by defeating the Tulane Green Wave in the first round 72-64. The winner of this game will face the winner of the UTEP-Memphis game on Friday night. The Knights will need a great performance by forward Keith Clanton and guard Marcus Jordan averaging about 29 points per game combined. Clanton also averages 8.6 rebounds per game and will need to be big on the boards to prevent the Green Wave from pulling the upset.