Men's Basketball |
Sept. 29, 2008
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics announced Monday that its Homecoming football game vs. Rutgers University on Saturday, Oct. 11 will kickoff at Noon in a game televised on the BIG EAST Network. The football game can be seen on WKRC-TV (Channel 12) in Cincinnati and WKEF-TV (Channel 22) in Dayton. Following the football game at 4 p.m., 2008 UC Basketball Fan Jam will tip off as head coaches Mick Cronin and Kelley Hall debut their new squads.
The football Bearcats (3-1), winners of two-straight games, face Marshall Friday in a nationally-televised ESPN game. UC, who opens BIG EAST play against the Scarlet Knights, knocked off the University of Akron last Saturday, 17-15, as sophomore Jake Rogers booted a 48-yard field goal for the decisive score. To purchase tickets to the Rutgers’ football game, call 1-877-CATS-TIX or log onto www.CATSTIX.com.
The UC Basketball Fan Jam is free and open to the public and features general admission seating in Fifth Third Arena. The program will feature a fan vs. the women’s basketball team three-point shooting contest, special videoboard presentations, a men’s team scrimmage, and a team autograph session.
Both of the events are part of UC’s All-American Homecoming 2008. For more information on how to take part in Homecoming Weekend, log onto www.uc.edu/homecoming.