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How to Watch, Stream, Listen: East Carolina Pirates at No. 12 Cincinnati Bearcats

A Bearcat and a Pirate walk into a basketball arena. See what happens next.

NCAA BASKETBALL: JAN 15 Cincinnati at East Carolina Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

In their 19th game of the season, the No. 12 Cincinnati Bearcats will play the East Carolina Pirates in an American Athletic Conference matchup at BB&T Arena. That’s right, the Bearcats are back to their temporary home and we know how well they play at any place called home, nation-leading-35-game-winning-streak-at-home well.


  • Tipoff: 4 p.m. ET
  • Television: ESPNews
  • Announcing crew: Will Flemming (play-by-play) and Mark Adams (analyst)
  • Radio: 700 WLW
  • Announcing crew: Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Terry Nelson (analyst)
  • Series history:

In addition to those 35-straight wins at home, the Bearcats (16-2, 5-0 AAC) have won nine-straight games overall. They are in sole possession of first place in the conference and have moved all the way up to a No. 6 ranking by KenPom. They also have the No. 2 adjusted defense in the country.

East Carolina (8-10, 2-5) is closer to the bottom of the AAC standings, with its only two league wins coming against USF, which has yet to win a conference game. The Pirates are ranked No. 312 by KenPom and are No. 339 in adjusted offense and No. 217 in adjusted defense.