The UCF Knights defeated the USF Bulls 55-54 on Jan. 18, 2020 at Addition Financial Arena. The Knights marked the ninth straight win in the War on I4 rivalry series against the Bulls and improved to 11-7 overall on the season. Photo by Terrance Coakley.

The UCF men’s basketball team defeated the USF Bulls 55-54 at Addition Financial Arena on Saturday.

The Knights’ defense allowed the Bulls to connect with just 15.4% of shots from beyond the arc and 35.7% of shots from field goal range. The Knights made 38.9% of 3-pointers and connected with 42.6% shots in the paint.

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With the win, the Knights improve to 11-7 overall and 2-4 in the American Athletic Conference, while the Bulls fall to 8-10 overall and 1-4 in conference play. In the War on I-4 rivalry series, the Knights marked the ninth straight victory over the Bulls with the 1-point win.

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Knight News Sports Editor Megan Turner contributed to the content written in the post.

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