Up Next: Cincinnati


Nickname: Bearcats

Conference: American Athletic

Series: Cincinnati leads 7-2

2013 Record: 4-2 (1-1, AAC)

Last Week: The Bearcats defeated Temple 38-20

Connecticut Connection: Interim head coach T.J. Weist was the receivers coach from 2010-12 … junior defensive tackle Angelo Pruitt, quarterback Liam Smallquist, linebacker Marquise Vann are from Cincinnati.

Notes & Notations: Senior QB Brendon Kay completed 31 of 37 passes (a conference-record 83.7 percent) for 270 yards and two touchdowns to go with a 4-yard rushing touchdown in Cincinnati’s 38-20 win over Temple. Kay has thrown for 1,088 yards and nine touchdowns this season and has completed 71.4 percent of his passes.

Did You Know?: That the Huskies have never won at Nippert Stadium? They are 0-5 with losses in 2001, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011.