Nov. 5, 2007
CINCINNATI-- The BIG EAST Conference announced Monday that the Saturday, Nov. 17 football game between Cincinnati and No. 6 West Virginia is being televised live in primetime on either ESPN or ESPN2. The kickoff time is scheduled for either 7:45 or 8 p.m. The network listing will be finalized next week.
Public tickets for the matchup against West Virginia are sold out. This week Cincinnati finds itself two spots away from the Associated Press Top 25 and three positions out of the USA Today Coaches Poll's Top 25.
Each of the Bearcats' last two home games have enjoyed sellout crowds. A crowd of 35,097 was on hand for the Bearcats' 40-14 win over Marshall on Sept. 22. UC sold out the 35,097-seat Nippert Stadium for the Homecoming contest with Louisville on Oct. 13. Nippert Stadium has enjoyed a total of 15 sellouts in its lengthy history.
This Saturday, Nov. 10, Cincinnati (7-2, 2-2 BIG EAST) hosts No. 16 Connecticut (8-1, 4-0 BIG EAST) at 3:30 p.m. A limited quantity of tickets remain. The game is being televised by ESPNU.