Basketball Contest with San Diego State Set for ESPN2|
Aug. 7, 2014
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's basketball home game against San Diego State on Wednesday, Dec. 17, will tip at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
One of the marquee nonconference contests at Fifth Third Arena during the 2014-15 campaign, UC will face a San Diego State squad that finished last season ranked No. 13 in the nation. The Aztecs claimed the Mountain West Conference regular-season crown and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament before finishing with a 31-5 overall mark. SDSU returns three of its top four scorers.
The matchup will be the first in series history. The Bearcats are 9-3 all-time against current members of the Mountain West Conference.
UC won a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season crown last season while climbing to a No. 7 national ranking - its highest standing since 2003-04. The Bearcats advanced to their fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament and finished with a 27-7 overall mark. UC returns six lettermen, including a pair of starters while welcoming seven newcomers.
UC's 2014-15 nonconference schedule was released in early July. The Bearcats' league schedule, tip times and complete broadcast information for every game are slated to be released by early September.
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