2001 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2001 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Motor City Bowl, L 16–23 vs. Toledo
Conference Conference USA
2001 record 7–5 (5–2 CUSA)
Head coach Rick Minter
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#17 Louisville   6 1         11 2  
Cincinnati   5 2         7 5  
UAB   5 2         6 5  
East Carolina   5 2         6 6  
Southern Miss   4 3         6 5  
TCU   4 3         6 6  
Memphis   3 4         5 6  
Army   2 5         3 8  
Tulane   1 6         3 9  
Houston   0 7         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2001 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 2 2:30 PM Purdue* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN2 L 14–19   35,097
September 8 1:00 PM at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 24–21   27,157
September 22 2:00 PM at Miami (OH)* Yager StadiumOxford, OH (Victory Bell) L 14–21   25,036
October 6 7:00 PM Tulane Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH W 46–33   20,091
October 13 5:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 31–17   14,417
October 20 8:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 29–28   16,107
October 27 2:00 PM Louisville Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH (The Keg of Nails) ESPN+ L 13–28   31,004
November 3 1:00 PM Connecticut* Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH W 45–28   17,588
November 10 3:30 PM East Carolina Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH L 26–28   19,504
November 24 2:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 36–34   26,395
December 1 1:00 PM Louisiana-Monroe* Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, OH W 42–10   15,047
December 29 12:00 PM vs. #25 Toledo* Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN L 16–23   44,164
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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