McClung Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week

Dec. 5, 2011

CINCINNATI - Sophomore wide receiver Anthony McClung (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) was named the BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 4, 2011, the league office announced Monday.

McClung had eight catches for a career-high 142 yards with two touchdowns to help Cincinnati to a 35-27 win against Connecticut, giving the Bearcats a share of their third BIG EAST title in the last four years. McClung had touchdown receptions of 13 and 31 yards, giving him a team-high five touchdown receptions in the regular season.

The Bearcats return to action against Vanderbilt in the 53rd AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31, 2011 at Liberty Bowl Stadium in Memphis, Tenn. The game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. ET and air on ABC.

Tickets for the Liberty Bowl are on sale now at and are priced at $50. Fans that do not purchase online can call 1-877-CATS-TIX or visit the Athletics Ticket Office on the fourth floor of the Richard E. Lindner Center in Varsity Village.

For further information on the Bearcats' trip to the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl, please visit bowl central at Some of the information available includes: travel packages with Provident Travel, important dates and deadlines, ticket details and general bowl information.