WBB Minute - Bearcats Face No. 20/21 Ohio State Wednesday

Five BIG EAST teams are in action on Wednesday, including the nationally televised game featuring Cincinnati at No. 20/21 Ohio State at 8 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network (DirecTV channel 610, Dish Network 439). The Bearcats (1-0) began the year with a 49-31 win over Northern Kentucky.

 

Wednesday's game will be the 19th all-time meeting between UC and Ohio State and the first since a 61-60 Buckeyes' win in the 2001 WNIT.

 

Elsewhere, Providence (0-1) hosts Vermont at 7 p.m., Seton Hall (2-0) is at Temple and Villanova (1-1) is at Lafayette. Rutgers (0-1) hosts George Washington at 7:30 p.m.

 

In action on Tuesday, Pittsburgh (2-1) beat Siena 75-50 for its second win in a row. Syracuse (2-0) topped Maine 68-44. Kayla Alexander had 19 points and 12 rebounds to notch her second double-double of the season. She has 21 in her career.

 

USF (2-0) had the most exciting win of the day, a 75-73 overtime victory at Clemson. Andrell Smith poured in a career-high 26 points and set a career mark with six 3-pointers. The senior guard scored 20 points in the first half, with the Bulls holding a 35-34 edge before the team endured a wild ride to overtime. There were nine ties and 12 lead changes. USF has won 14 of its past 15 overtime games.