How to Watch UCF Knights vs. East Carolina Pirates: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch UCF Knights vs. East Carolina Pirates: Live Stream or on TV


The UCF Knights (16-13, 7-10 AAC) host the East Carolina Pirates (15-15, 6-11 AAC) in AAC action at Addition Financial Arena, tipping off at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 5, 2023.

UCF dropped its most recent game to Temple, 57-55, on Thursday. C.J. Kelly was its leading scorer with 19 points. In its previous game, East Carolina fell to Tulane on Friday, 81-78. Russell Felton Jr. scored a team-high 23 points (and contributed two assists and seven boards).

When is UCF vs. East Carolina and when does it start?

This matchup between the Knights and Pirates will take place on Sunday, March 5, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 2:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch UCF vs. East Carolina

The Knights and Pirates will take to the court at Addition Financial Arena for this matchup on March 5, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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UCF Knights vs. East Carolina Pirates Game Preview

UCF Stats, Odds & Insights

UCF outscores opponents by 6.0 points per game (scoring 71.6 per game to rank 184th in college basketball while allowing 65.6 per contest to rank 54th in college basketball) and has a +173 scoring differential overall.

The Knights post only 0.8 more points than the Pirates allow (70.8).

UCF connects on 8.9 three-pointers per game (45th in college basketball) while shooting 36.0% from beyond the arc (83rd in college basketball). It is making 2.2 more threes per contest than its opponents, who drain 6.7 per game while shooting 30.9%.

At home, the Knights are averaging 10.4 more points per game (76.8) than they are on the road (66.4).

UCF’s offense has been less effective over its last 10 games, racking up 70.5 points a contest compared to the 71.6 it has averaged this season.

East Carolina Stats, Odds & Insights

East Carolina has a -31 scoring differential, putting up 69.8 points per game (222nd in college basketball) and allowing 70.8 (203rd in college basketball).

The Pirates average 69.8 points, only 4.2 more than the 65.6 the Knights concede.

East Carolina knocks down 2.2 more threes per game than the opposition, 8.7 (58th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.5.

In 2022-23 the Pirates are averaging 7.3 more points per game at home (72.2) than away (64.9).

In its previous 10 games, East Carolina is scoring 71.3 points per contest, 1.5 more than its season average (69.8).

Knights Key Players to Watch

Knights Leaders
Taylor Hendricks 29 15.3 6.6 1.4 0.9 1.6 1.9
C.J. Kelly 29 12.4 3.6 2.8 1.2 0.7 1.9
Ithiel Horton 29 12.1 3.6 1.4 1.3 0.1 2.3
Darius Johnson 20 10.2 3.0 4.4 2.2 0.1 1.3
Brandon Suggs 27 6.9 3.4 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.4

Pirates Key Players to Watch

Pirates Leaders
Russell Felton Jr. 14 17.0 4.9 2.2 1.1 0.6 2.1
Javon Small 18 15.8 4.8 5.6 1.2 0.2 2.0
RJ Felton 30 13.9 4.5 1.6 0.9 0.5 1.9
Brandon Johnson 29 12.8 8.3 2.0 0.9 0.8 1.6
Ezra Ausar 29 9.4 4.9 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.