Today Head coach Mick Cronin released the 2013-2014 University of Cincinnati Men’s Basketball Schedule. Games featuring 20 opponents that won at least 20 games last season and 10 against NCAA Tournament teams from 2012-2013 season.
The schedule insist of 31 regular season games including 18 of it in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference includes nine home-away dates against the opponents. UC will appear on National Television at least 23 times including in every conference game.
They will play exhibitions games against Carleton University (Oct 26th) and Bellarmine for the 2nd straight season (Nov 2nd). The first 10 games of the 13 non conference games for Cincinnati will be played at Fifth Third Arena.
Four Home contests in the Global Sports Shootout beginning against North Carolina Central (Nov 8th)
vs NC State (Nov 12th at 5pm on ESPN as part of ESPN’s 24 Hour College hoops marathon.)
at NewMexico Mexico Dec 7th
vs Xavier Dec 14th at 7pm on Fox Sports 1 (Crosstown Classic at US Bank Arena.)
vs Pittsburgh Dec 17th on ESPN (part of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.)
vs Middle Tennessee State Dec 21st (NCAA tourney team from a year ago.)
vs Nebraska Dec 28th on ESPN2
vs SMU on New Years Day 6pm on ESPNU (first conference game in AAC)
vs Uconn Feb 6th 7pm on ESPN or ESPN2
vs Louisville Feb 20th 12pm on CBS
vs Memphis Mar 6th at 7pm on ESPN or ESPN 2
UC’s conference road games the notable games has them: at Memphis Jan 12th, at Louisville Jan 30th, and at Uconn on March 1st.
The Conference tournament will be held Mar 12-16 at FedEx Forum in Memphis. All of the games will be featured on ESPN networks. Should be a great season for the Men’s team.