2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Motor City Bowl, L 14–25 vs. Marshall
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 7–5 (5–2 CUSA)
Head coach Rick Minter
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisville   6 1         9 3  
East Carolina   5 2         8 4  
Cincinnati   5 2         7 5  
Southern Miss   4 3         8 4  
UAB   3 3         7 4  
Tulane   3 4         6 5  
Memphis   2 5         4 7  
Houston   2 5         3 8  
Army   1 6         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 4:30 PM Army Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH FSN W 23–17   23,311
September 9 3:30 PM Syracuse* Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH FSN W 12–10   17,717
September 16 2:00 PM at #4 Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 25–28   78,749
September 23 2:00 PM at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 6–42   30,075
September 30 6:00 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 19–24   22,446
October 7 12:00 PM Houston Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH ESPN+ W 48–31   17,647
October 14 3:30 PM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY (The Keg of Nails) FSN L 24–38   39,233
October 28 2:00 PM Miami (OH)* Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH (Victory Bell) ESPN+ W 45–15   32,924
November 4 1:00 PM UAB Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH W 33–21   19,851
November 11 2:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 13–10   21,862
November 18 1:00 PM Southern Miss Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH W 27–24   21,958
December 27 4:00 PM vs. Marshall* Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN L 19–24   52,911
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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