CINCINNATI (FOX19)– The University of Cincinnati football team will face Big East Conference rival Pittsburgh at noon on Dec. 5 at Heinz Field and the game will be televised nationally by ABC, the Big East Conference office announced Wednesday.
The game will decide the 2009 Big East Champion and the winner of the league's automatic Bowl Championship Series berth.
The No. 5 Bearcats (10-0, 6-0 Big East) have a bye this week in advance of playing Illinois (3-7) at Nippert Stadium on Nov. 27 . No. 8 Pittsburgh (9-1, 5-0 Big East) take on West Virginia on Nov. 27 before playing the Bearcats.