Crosstown Shootout date reportedly set for 2018-19 season

Cincinnati's Cane Broome, right, drives against Xavier's Paul Scruggs (1) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The Crosstown Shootout for the 2018-19 season between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati basketball teams will be played on Dec. 8, 2018, in newly renovated Fifth/Third Arena, according to

It will mark the second straight season the game will be played in early December. Last season's game was played on Dec. 2, 2017 in Xavier's Cintas Center with the Musketeers winning 89-76.

The last time it was played in Fifth/Third Arena was on Jan. 26, 2017, with UC winning 86-78.

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