Cincinnati Basketball: TV coverage, where to watch the Bearcats matchup with Memphis

Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius shoots over Memphis Tigers forward Landers Nolley II at Fifth Third Arena. Getty Images.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius shoots over Memphis Tigers forward Landers Nolley II at Fifth Third Arena. Getty Images. /
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With an opportunity to keep pace in the AAC standings, the Bearcats are scheduled to meet rival Memphis on Sunday at Fifth Third Arena. Tip off is set for 1:00 PM on ESPN2 and fuboTV.

Both teams are hoping to secure a first round bye in the upcoming AAC Tournament and stay alive for an NCAA Tournament berth so the outcome is crucial as March quickly approaches.

Memphis players to watch include former SMU guard Kendric Davis, All-AAC forward DeAndre Williams and senior guard Alex Lomax. Davis is scoring an AAC-best 21.2 points per game.

Penny Hardaway’s team is filled with talent as Davis leads the conference in points and assists, while Williams is coming off a dominant performance in a recent win over Wichita State.

Cincinnati Basketball: TV coverage, where to watch the Bearcats matchup with Memphis

  • Date: Sunday, January 22 at 1:00 PM
  • Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati
  • TV Broadcast: ESPN2 and fuboTV
  • Series History: Bearcats lead 47-37

Fresh off a win at South Florida, Cincinnati moved into a tie for second place in the AAC with a 5-2 record as senior duo David DeJulius and Landers Nolley II each scored a game-high 21 points.

In addition to having a hot shooting night, the Bearcats committed a season-low four turnovers and finished with 17 assists as DeJulius racked up a game-high seven assists on the road.

After playing in 57 games at Memphis over the last two seasons, Nolley gets a chance to face his former program. Nolley enters the matchup leading the Bearcats with 15.4 points per game.

Cincinnati Basketball: Breaking down the series history as the Bearcats host rival Memphis

After the first meeting occurred on January 22, 1968, Cincinnati and Memphis have faced off 84 times with the Bearcats holding a 47-37 all-time record against the AAC rival Tigers.

Coming into the highly-anticipated matchup, the Bearcats have lost three games in a row and four of the last five against Memphis including a pair of single-digit losses last season.

In the two matchups a year ago, former Memphis forward Landers Nolley II averaged 10.0 points and 5.5 rebounds to help take down Cincinnati before joining to the Bearcats in April.

It’s been nearly three years since the most recent victory against Memphis as Tre Scott fueled the Bearcats to a 92-86 overtime win behind a game-high 25 points and 19 rebounds.

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