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Big East Championship 2012, Cincinnati Vs. Louisville Game Time, TV Schedule And More

A pair of underdogs will be going toe-to-toe on Saturday night for the 2012 Big East tournament championship.

The No. 7 Louisville Cardinals knocked off No. 3 seed Notre Dame on Friday, 64-50, to advance to play one of their perennial rivals, the Cincinnati Bearcats, who are making their first appearance in the Big East title game since joining the conference with Louisville in 2005-2006.

The Bearcats advanced in the earlier game on Friday night, upsetting Syracuse 71-68. It's the second straight season Syracuse has lost in the tournament semifinals.

Louisville and Cincinnati played each other once during the regular season. The Bearcats won at home, 60-56, behind Cashmere Wright's 22 points.

Everything you need to know for tonight's title game can be found below:

Game time: 9:00 p.m. ET


The Big East tournament bracket can be found at the link.

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