CINCINNATI (AP) — Sure, the Big 12 will be watching when two of the
And now they get to show head-to-head how they match up in football, which is the sport driving conference realignment.
"I would imagine all those decisions are already made," Cincinnati coach
The Bearcats (2-0) have a chance to make themselves relevant again after a 7-6 season. They're coming off a 38-20 win at
The Cougars (2-0) have a top 10 ranking in September for the first time since 1980. They started the season with an attention-grabbing 33-23 win over No. 3 Oklahoma and are trying to open AAC play with their first win in Cincinnati since 1971.
"You embrace it," Houston linebacker Tyus Bowser said. "We have worked so hard to get to this point. We prepare and train for this type of moment."