Week Ahead: Men's Basketball Heads To BIG EAST Championship Full week of spring sports also on tap
Dan Jensen and the Bearcats host Cleveland State next weekend.
March 6, 2011
By Megan Roehm
Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Cincinnati Sports:
The baseball team will play a home series against Cleveland State this weekend at Marge Schott Stadium. The first game will be at 4 p.m. Friday, followed by game two at 4 p.m. Saturday and game three at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Bearcats are 4-5.
The men's basketball team will play in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship at 7 p.m. Wednesday in New York, N.Y., after a first round bye. UC, the number seven seed, will take the winner of Tuesday's Villanova-USF game. The game will be televised on ESPN and will be on the radio on 700WLW. The Bearcats are 24-7 (11-7 BIG EAST).
The men's golf team will participate in the Seminole Intercollegiate Thursday through Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla.
The women's lacrosse team will host Detroit at 3 p.m. Friday at Nippert Stadium. The Bearcats are 1-4.
The women's tennis team will take on West Virginia at 2 p.m. Friday in Morgantown, W.Va. The Bearcats then play two matches in Pittsburgh, Pa. Saturday. The first match is at 10 a.m. against Pittsburgh, followed by a 5 p.m. match against Providence. UC is 2-10 overall and 1-3 in the BIG EAST.
The track team will compete in the NCAA Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas Friday and Saturday to wrap up the Indoor season.
The men's golf team tied for 17th place in the team standings at the USF Invitational with scores of 300-301-298=899. Leading the Bearcats was David Tepe, who placed tied for 21st after carding rounds of 74-72-70=216.
The women's golf team finished 11th last Tuesday at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge, hosted by the University of Louisville. The Bearcats shot 311-313-309=933 to finish 11th. Olivia Dose paced the Bearcats, finishing in sixth place with rounds of 75-76-69=220. UC also competed in the Rio Verde Invitational last weekend, finishing tied for eighth in the team standings (312-315-308=935). Bambee Dela Paz was the top finisher for the Bearcats, placing ninth with rounds of 74-74-76=226.
The tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to Louisville on Saturday at the Western Tennis and Fitness Club. Jasmine Lee at No. 2 singles and Caitlin O'Gara at No. 4 earned points in the match for the Bearcats.