As non-conference play continues to wind down, the Cincinnati Bearcats will face in-state foe the Dayton Flyers this week at Heritage Bank Center!
Dating back to the first meeting that took place over a century ago, Cincinnati played Dayton the third-most of any opponent in program history.
The most recent matchup between the former conference rivals was in 2010 as the Bearcats remained unbeaten with a victory over Dayton.
Wes Miller's team must contain Dayton forward DaRon Holmes II, who scores a team-high 16.3 points and 6.9 rebounds in nine games this year.
Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats face in-state foe Dayton
Coming off a blowout win over Bryant this week, Cincinnati is looking to sustain momentum and move to 9-1 with Big 12 play coming up soon.
Make sure to preview the upcoming matchup including updated pregame odds, players to watch and more prior to tip off this weekend.
Players to watch include Cincinnati backcourt CJ Fredrick, Jizzle James and DaVeon Thomas, plus centers Aziz Bandaogo and Viktor Lakhin.
With an opportunity to secure a quality win in the long-awaited battle, the Bearcats are attempting to improve on the 60-31 record against Dayton!