Oct. 1, 2007
CINCINNATI-- After a dominant performance en route to a 52-23 win at San Diego State on Saturday night, the University of Cincinnati football team moved up once again in the weekly polls.
The Bearcats (5-0) advanced four places in this week's Associated Press Poll from 24th to 20th nationally. They check in this week at No. 24 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll. This marks the first time since the 1954 season that Cincinnati has appeared in the national rankings in consecutive weeks.
Winners of five in-a-row to start the season and eight straight dating back to last year, the Bearcats travel to No. 21 Rutgers Saturday. The BIG EAST Conference opener for both teams, kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
A limited supply of tickets are available for the Bearcats' next home game, Oct. 13 vs. Louisville, by calling the UC Athletics Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-CATS-TIX or by going online to www.CATSTIX.com.