UC Bearcats, Miami RedHawks to resume men's basketball rivalry Dec. 1 in Oxford
The University of Cincinnati and Miami University men's basketball teams are set to face each other for the first time since 2011, the schools announced Wednesday.
Tipoff between the Bearcats and RedHawks is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Miami's Millett Hall in Oxford.
Cincinnati owns a 94-53 advantage all-time against the RedHawks, with the 147 matchups marking the most against any opponent. Louisville (99) and Dayton (91) rank second and third, respectively.
The last matchup between UC and Miami came on Nov. 29, 2011, with Cincinnati defeating the RedHawks 56-47 at Fifth Third Arena. Cheikh Mbodj led the way with 12 points for the Bearcats.
UC has won 13 straight against Miami dating back to 1991.
The Cincinnati football team is scheduled to open its 2021 season against the RedHawks on Sept. 4. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Nippert Stadium. The game will air on ESPN+.