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#14 Cincinnati Bearcats hosts #22 Army today at 3:30 pm on ESPN

 

 

CINCINNATI - The No. 14/15 University of Cincinnati football team continues a three-game homestand against 22/RV Army West Point on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 3:30 p.m. ET inside Nippert Stadium. The game, which was scheduled on Aug. 26, 2020, will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET and air on ESPN with radio coverage on 102.7 WEBN FM.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, no fans will be allowed in the stadium on gameday except for immediate family members of players and coaches from Cincinnati and Army West Point. Limited numbers of UC’s spirit groups from band, cheer, dance and the Bearcat mascot will be socially distanced in the stands but not performing on field.

Here’s how to watch, listen and follow Saturday’s game.

14/16 CINCINNATI BEARCATS
Head Coach Luke Fickell
Record at Cincinnati 27-13 (Fourth Year)
Overall Record 33-20 (Fifth Year)

22/RV ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS
Head Coach Jeff Monken
Record at School 42-36 (Seventh Year)
Overall Record 78-52 (11th Year)

GAME INFORMATION
Facility Nippert Stadium
Capacity 40,000
TV ESPN
Radio 102.7 WEBN FM / Sirius 81 / XM 81 / Internet 81
Online TuneIn.com
Series Record Tied 3-3
At Cincinnati UC leads 2-0
Last Meeting Oct. 9, 2004 – Army W, 48-29

TV: ESPN
• Play-by-Play: Mark Jones
• Analyst: Dusty Dvoracek
• Sideline: Quint Kessenich
• Online: WatchESPN.com
• Mobile App: ESPN

RADIO: BEARCATS SPORTS NETWORK
• Play-by-Play: Dan Hoard
• Analyst: Jim Kelly Jr.
• Host/Engineer: Mo Egger
• Local: 102.7 WEBN FM
• Satellite: Sirius 81 / XM 81 / Internet 81
• Online: Tunein.com / iHeartMedia App
• Mobile App: TuneIn (search Cincinnati Bearcats)

THE SERIES
The two teams have met six time previously on the gridiron with the all-time series tied 3-3. The first matchup came in 1963 and the last game came in 2004. UC holds a 2-1 advantage in games played at Nippert. UC will play a return game at Michie Stadium on Oct. 4, 2031.

THE COACHES
Luke Fickell, the 2018 American Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, starts his fourth season at UC. He has led UC to back-to-back 11-win seasons, the 2019 AAC East Division Championship along with consecutive bowl-game wins in the 2018 Military Bowl and 2019 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl. A veteran of 20 years in the FBS ranks, Fickell has been a part of two national championship squads, nine conference title-winning teams (seven as a coach, two as a player at Ohio State) with 16 postseason games and 13 NFL Draft selections under his belt.

Jeff Monken is in his seventh season at Army with a 42-36 record, which includes a 37-18 mark dating to the start of 2016. He has a career mark of 78-52 as a head coach, which includes a four-year stint at Georgia Southern from 2010-13.  He had previous coaching stops at Georgia Tech, Navy, Concorida, Buffalo, Arizona State and Hawai’i.

STREAKS, STORYLINES, SIDEBARS …

  • UC plays its 133rd football season in 2020. The Bearcats program dates to 1885 and is one of the 10 oldest in the NCAA FBS. UC has won a league title five times in the last 13 years and has played 11 bowl games in the past 14 years.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UC lost games at Nebraska and vs. Miami (OH) and Western Michigan. The APSU game was moved from Sept. 3 to Sept. 19 and the Bearcats will play Army West Point on Saturday, Sept. 26 in Nippert Stadium. No fans will be allowed in the stadium, except for immediate family members of players and coaches.
  • UC has won five-straight American Athletic Conference FB Team Academic Excellence Awards from 2015-20.
  • During the 2019-20 calendar year, UC was the only school in the NCAA FBS to play for a conference title in MBB (winter 2019), lacrosse (spring 2019), baseball (spring 2019), volleyball (fall 2019), football (fall 2019) and WBB (winter 2020).
  • Fifteen states and four countries are represented on UC’s 2020 roster, which features nearly 62 percent (77/125) Ohio natives, including 31 from Cincinnati. Eighty-three of UC’s 125 players (66.4 percent) are sophomores or below.
  • UC is 23-5 since 2018, ranking among the Top-10 teams in CFB in winning percentage during that span (.821).
  • Cincinnati is No. 14 in this week’s Associated Press poll and Army is No. 22, setting up the first Nippert Stadium matchup of AP ranked teams since Nov. 22, 2008 when No. 19 UC knocked off No. 20 Pitt 28-21.
  • UC knocked off Austin Peay 55-20 in the opener on Sept. 19. The game was the latest start for a UC season since the Bearcats opened the 1968 campaign with a Sept. 21 road game at Texas Tech.
  • Cincinnati’s 55 points was its most since score 52 at Marshall a year ago. It was the most points scored in Nippert Stadium since a 56-6 win over ECU on Nov. 23, 2018.
  • Head Coach Luke Fickell picked up UC win No. 27, moving him into a tie for fifth place all-time with Chuck Studley (1961-66) and Joe Meyer (1938-42). Fickell is 27-13 in 40 games as UC’s coach, a .675 winning percentage.

 

GAME PREVIEW WRITTEN BY Ryan Koslen; COURTESY UC SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS

 

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