By: Ryan Roberts
Earlier today, Cincinnati Men's Basketball announced the scheduled date for the new home and home series against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets:
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The University of Cincinnati men's basketball program has announced a home-and-home series with Georgia Tech. The first installment will be Wednesday, Nov. 22 in Fifth Third Arena, with the 2024-25 return in Atlanta at a date to be determined.
UC leads the all-time series 8-3, with the last meeting an 87-70 win in the 1996 Sweet 16. Both teams were also Metro Conference rivals from 1975-78. Cincinnati went 2-0 against the ACC last season, defeating Louisville in Maui and Virginia Tech at home in the NIT.
The Bearcats and Yellow Jackets are also the nightcap of a volleyball doubleheader against Kansas (1 p.m.).
Georgia Tech is coming off a 15-18 season in which they finished 13th in the Atlantic Coach Conference but are looking to rebound with the hire of former NBA star, Damon Stoudamire.
Cincinnati still has a few spots to fill to complete the 2023-2024 schedule, but as of right now, the following non-conference match ups are set with dates:
Niovember 6th - v University of Illinois-Chicago
Novembers 10th- v Detroit Mercy
November 12th- v Eastern Washington
November 15th- v Northern Kentucky University
November 22nd- v Georgia Tech
December 3rd- v Florida Gulf Coast
December 9th- at Xavier (Crosstown Shootout)
December 12th- v Bryant
December 16th- v Dayton at Heritage Bank Center
December 19th- v Merrimack
December 22nd- v Stetson
December 30th- v Evansville
At Large Bid caught up with Head Coach Wes Miller at the announcement of the neutral site Hoops Classic match up against Dayton to discuss the progression of the team throughout the summer:
At Large Bid was also able to discuss the progression of the team throughout the summer with Director of Player Development and assistant coach Jake Thelen: