Football Sets Kick Time For Regular Season Finale At Connecticut

Nov. 24, 2012

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati football team will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 1 against Connecticut in the regular-season finale for both teams at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn.

The game will be televised nationally by ABC and air locally on 700 WLW AM.

Cincinnati (8-3, 4-2 BIG EAST) is in the running to win a share of its second-straight BIG EAST Conference Championship and fourth in five years. If Louisville beats Rutgers Thursday and Cincinnati beats Connecticut Saturday, there would be a four-way tie for the BIG EAST title between Cincinnati, Louisville, Rutgers and Syracuse at 5-2. UC cannot win the league's BCS bid.

Connecticut (5-6, 2-4 BIG EAST) is coming off a 23-20, triple-overtime win at No. 18 Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Saturday marks the ninth game in the all-time series between the two squads with UC holding a 6-2 advantage. Connecticut leads 2-1 in games played at Rentschler Field. UC won the first four games in the series and has won two of the past three. The Bearcats last win in E. Hartford came in 2006 by a 26-23 margin.

Tickets are available, starting at $55, by visiting The Huskies athletics ticket office can be reached by calling 1-877-288-2666.