Bearcats to Hold Open Practice Tuesday at Fifth Third Arena
UC will hold an open practice on Tuesday at Fifth Third Arena. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Practice starts at 1 p.m.

March 18, 2013

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's basketball team will conduct an open practice on Tuesday, March 19 at Fifth Third Arena. It marks the Bearcats' final practice on campus before they leave Wednesday for Philadelphia to compete in second-round play in the 2013 NCAA Championship.

Fans can enter on the east concourse of the arena beginning at 12:30 p.m. Practice is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Cash parking is available in Corry Garage.  

"We want to reward our fans and thank them for their support this season," UC head coach Mick Cronin said. "Our mid-day Wednesday departure time for Philadelphia has dictated that we hold the open practice on Tuesday. We hope to see you there."

The No. 10-seeded Bearcats play No. 7-seed Creighton in a Midwest region second-round contest Friday at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. Tip time is approximately 2:45 p.m. The game will be televised on CBS. Fans can also listen to the game on 700 WLW-AM.