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Week ahead includes UC vs. Illini football Friday

Nov. 24, 2009

By Megan Roehm

The week ahead in UC sports:

• The undefeated UC football team takes on Illinois at noon Friday at Nippert Stadium. It's Senior Day and the last home game of the season for Cincinnati. The Bearcats are 10-0 (6-0 BIG EAST), and Illinois is 3-7. UC remains No. 5 in the BCS and AP standings. The game will be televised on ABC and will be broadcasted on the radio on 700-AM WLW.

• The men's basketball team upset No. 21 Maryland 69-57 on Tuesday night and will play tonight in the Maui Invitational championship game. UC returns home to face Texas Southern at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Bearcats are 3-0.

• The women's basketball comes home from the Great Alaska Shootout to face Dartmouth at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fifth Third Arena. The women are 2-1.

• The UC volleyball team will play its final home match at 2 p.m. Saturday against Miami University at Fifth Third Arena. The Bearcats are 24-10.


Football: Friday: UC vs. Illinois, noon

Men's basketball: Tuesday: UC vs. Texas Southern, 7:30 p.m.

Women's basketball: Sunday: UC vs. Dartmouth, 2 p.m.

Volleyball: Saturday: UC vs. Miami University, 2 p.m.