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UC releases non-conference schedule for men's basketball

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The University of Cincinnati on Wednesday announced its non-conference schedule for men's basketball in 2014-2015. 

The schedule includes four NCAA tournament teams from 2014:

*North Carolina Central (Nov. 25)

*San Diego State (Dec. 17)

*VCU (Dec. 20)

*Xavier (Crosstown Shootout Feb. 18)

Those four games are at Fifth Third Arena.

UC will compete in the Emerald Coast Classic Nov. 23-29 with the first two games taking place at Fifth Third Arena. UC will host Eastern Illinois on Nov. 23 and North Carolina Central on Nov. 25. The Bearcats will travel to Niceville, Fla. to play Middle Tennessee on Nov. 28 and either Creighton or Mississippi on Nov. 29.

UC will play Nebraska (Dec. 13) and N.C. State (Dec. 30) on the road.

The regular season starts Nov. 14 against St. Francis (Pa.) at Fifth Third Arena. UC hosts Morehead State on Nov. 19,  Stony Brook on Dec. 2 and Wagner Dec. 23.

Exhibition games at home are Nov. 3 against Bellarmine and Nov. 8 versus Fairmont State.

UC's schedule against teams in the American Athletic Conference will be released later. However, conference pairings have been announced.

UC will play 18 league games, facing eight teams home and away (UCF, UConn, East Carolina, Houston, Memphis, SMU, Temple and Tulane) and playing USF only at home and Tulsa only on the road.


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