27 UC Basketball Games Slated for TV

UC to have 12 Network Telecasts


Oct. 19, 2005

CINCINNATI, Ohio --At least 27 of the University of Cincinnati's 30 regular season men's basketball games are slated for television, a dozen getting regional and national exposure.

The Bearcats will make a total of 11 appearances on the ESPN networks. UC will have five games carried by ESPN, beginning with the Dec. 3 meeting with former Conference USA rival Memphis. Four other contests will be carried by ESPN2 and two will be syndicated by ESPN Regional.

ESPN will also carry the entire BIG EAST Tournament, slated for March 8-11 at Madison Square Garden.

WXIX will air the ESPN Regional games in the Cincinnati market as part of its extensive coverage of the Bearcats. Fox 19 will carry a total of 18 UC games, 16 of which the station will originate.

Fox 19 will produce two mid-December games; the Dec. 17 Tennessee Tech contest and the Dec. 19 Arkansas-Monticello game, and air them on UPN 38/WBQC as part of a joint broadcast venture.

WXIX will also carry two UC women's basketball home games; the Nov. 19 season-opener against St. Francis (Pa.) at 3 p.m., and the Feb. 4 BIG EAST clash against Pittsburgh at 2:30 p.m.

2005-06 Cincinnati Men's Basketball Schedule Nov. 3 Hillsdale (ex.) 7:00
Nov. 12 Northern KY. (ex.) 7:00
Nov. 19 Murray State 7:00 WXIX-TV
Nov. 22 Illinois State 8:00 WXIX-TV
Nov. 25 Holy Cross 8:00
Nov. 29 Dayton 8:00 WXIX-TV
Dec. 3 Memphis 3:00 ESPN
Dec. 10 at Vanderbilt 6:00 WXIX-TV
Dec. 14 Ohio 8:00 WXIX-TV
Dec. 17 Tennessee Tech 7:00 WXIX/UPN 38
Dec. 19 Ark.-Monticello 7:00 WXIX/UPN 38
Dec. 22 vs. Dayton 10:30 tbd
Dec. 23 vs. LSU 10:30 tbd
Dec. 28 Miami (Ohio) 8:00 WXIX-TV
at U.S. Bank Arena
Dec. 30 N. Carolina A&T 7:00 WXIX-TV
Jan. 4 DePAUL* 8:00 WXIX-TV
Jan. 7 at Marquette* 12:00 ERT/WXIX
Jan. 9 at Connecticut* 7:00 ESPN
Jan. 14 SYRACUSE* 8:00 WXIX-TV
Jan. 19 at Xavier 9:00 ESPN
Jan. 22 RUTGERS* 2:00 WXIX-TV
Jan. 25 at Louisville* 7:30 ESPN2
Jan. 28 at Georgetown* 12:00 ESPN2
Jan. 31 USF* 8:00 WXIX-TV
Feb. 4 at West Virginia* 12:00 ERT/WXIX
Feb. 6 LOUISVILLE* 7:00 ESPN2
Feb. 12 at Pittsburgh* 2:00 WXIX-TV
Feb. 15 at Syracuse* 7:30 ESPN2
Feb. 17 PROVIDENCE* 8:00 WXIX-TV
Feb. 23 VILLANOVA* 9:00 ESPN
Feb. 28 at Seton Hall* 8:00 WXIX-TV
Mar. 4 WEST VIRGINIA* 12:00 ESPN
Mar.8-11 BIG EAST Conference Tournament ESPN
at Madison Square Garden

*BIG EAST Conference Game

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