UCF men's basketball team headed to NCAA Tournament

The UCF men’s basketball team is finally headed back to the NCAA Tournament.

The Knights earned the No. 9 seed in the East Region as the tournament field was announced Sunday night. 

They will face the No. 8 seed VCU Rams on Friday in Columbia, South Carolina.

This marks UCF’s first NCAA appearance since 2005 and the program’s first at-large bid.