• Meeting: 10th
  • First Meeting: 1921
  • Series Record:
    Pittsburgh leads 7-2
  • Last Year: UC won 45-44
Series History
The winner of the Pitt-Cincinnati game earns the "River City Rivalry" Trophy ... the trophy was introduced to the series in 2005 when the Bearcats joined the Big East Conference ... the Panthers hold a 7-2 lead in the all-time series but have lost the past two encounters, 45-44 in 2009 and 28-21 in 2008 ... in Big East play, Pitt is 3-2 against the Bearcats ... Pitt's last victory over Cincinnati was in 2007, when it claimed a 24-17 decision at Heinz Field over the No. 23 Bearcats ... the Panthers have played three times in Nippert Stadium and are 2-1 in those contests, the lone loss coming in '08 ... Pitt's last victory in Nippert was in 2006 (33-15) ... the '06 game marked the Panthers' first visit to Cincinnati in 84 years ... the series' inaugural game was played in 1921 in Pittsburgh, a 21-14 Pitt victory.