Jan. 25, 2008
CINCINNATI -- Fans of the University of Cincinnati's basketball program are asked to wear red to show your support when attending the Bearcats' basketball doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 2. The men's team will tip off the doubleheader at Noon vs. Marquette, followed by the women vs. Notre Dame at approximately 3 p.m.
While Bearcat fans are encouraged to wear black at all UC games, a tradition was started in 2002 in which special games were designated for the show of exceptional support in which UC fans would ring Fifth Third Arena in red.
Cincinnati has claimed nine Ring of Red victories since its inception, including last season's 70-67 overtime thriller over Seton Hall. The list of Ring of Red victories is on a plaque in the concourse of Fifth Third Arena.