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Zimpher
Zimpher: Academic vigilance
UC's new president said Tuesday that she will be "very vigilant" in overseeing the school's athletic program, with an eye toward academic integrity and the off-field behavior of athletes.
• EDITORIAL PAGE: UC president charts new course

R E C E N T   R E P O R T S
Key injuries could affect UC
The UC Bearcats began preparations Monday for their game against UAB without knowing if their starting quarterback and top running back will be able to play.

So. Miss 22, UC 20
The UC defense couldn't have played much better. But the Bearcats were held scoreless in the second half and fell to Southern Miss at Nippert Stadium.
Tyjuan Hagler and Jermaine Wilson

Zimpher gets busy
Nancy Zimpher began her first day as University of Cincinnati's 25th president Wednesday with a hug from the Bearcat mascot, wearing a tuxedo.

The Hall of old
It's all back now, the sharp cuts against the grain, the burst of speed into the open field. This is the Richard Hall who gained 7,386 yards in high school, fourth most in Ohio preps history.
The Hall of old

Fumbles, drops haunt Bearcats
You don't have to be a football coach to understand the most basic skill associated with the sport. As University of Cincinnati coach Rick Minter says, "Possession of the ball is ten-tenths of the law in football."

Miami 42, UC 37
The fumbled punt in the closing seconds was the final blow, but it wasn't Thaddeus Lewis' fumble that gave Miami its third straight win over UC and the right to keep the victory bell for one more year.
Daugherty: Ben fits perfectly at Miami
Brandt's big day hurts UC
Notes: UC's Hall dismisses numbers in loss

Coach faces biggest rebound
Bob Huggins is too busy to sit around musing about the heart attack that nearly claimed his life a year ago.
Friends worried: Will Bob make it?

UC pays tribute
to the Big O

One of UC's best-known graduates will be honored next month when he is presented with the school's top alumni award.
The Big O

6 NCAA tourney teams await Bearcats this year
The University of Cincinnati's 2003-04 basketball schedule includes games against six teams that played in last year's NCAA Tournament, including a Jan. 14 game at Marquette, the defending Conference USA champion and Final Four participant.

Crosstown Shootout moves
The annual Crosstown Shootout between UC and Xavier is moving from December to February, making it more visible as part of ESPN's "rivalry week."

NEXT GAME
vs. South Florida (3-4)
• 1:00 p.m. Sat. Nov. 20
• Nippert Stadium
• Radio: WLW-AM 700

FOOTBALL

Paterno Won't Coach Penn St.-Temple Game

Paterno Won't Go to Penn St.-Temple Game

Spurrier Shadow Looms Large in Florida

No. 15 Rutgers Bracing for Historic Game

Hurricanes Stunned by Teammate's Murder

THE BIG EAST
Big East logo
UC joins Big East
• A special section of complete coverage, as the UC Bearcats join one of the nation's elite sports conferences.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Terps Sign Gary Williams Through 2010-11

Bob Knight Approaches Winning Milestone

Buckeyes' Oden Content to Wait for NBA

Larranaga Enjoy Spoils of Final Four Run

Hansbrough Leads AP's All-America Team

AP's Preseason All-America Team

Gators Runaway Preseason No. 1 in Poll

Gators Return Starters to Defend Title

Texas Tech's Jackson Returns to Practice

Sutton Released From Hospital in Okla.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Paris Headlines AP's All-America Team

ACC New Powerhouse in Women's Basketball

Maryland Tops AP Women's Basketball Poll

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