Spencer and Matt assess the season at the halfway point and talk about the expectations the rest of the way. Also: The Tulane win, the upcoming Temple game, life for UC as a ranked team, and a peek at basketball season.
Brandon from The Den joins the show to discuss tailgate culture at Cincinnati and extend an open invite to UC fans. Later, Chad Brendel of BearcatJournal.com hops on to talk about the roster and what to expect this season.
The award-nominated podcast makes its triumphant return! Spencer and Matt update the listeners on everything that's happened in their personal lives and with OhVarsity! We also talked about Temple, SMU, the first half of the basketball season, the great UC fans and students, and the outlook for the rest of the season.
Spencer and Matt discuss the Shootout fallout before taking some listener voicemails. Later (29:30), Mark Titus — former Ohio State basketball walk-on, college basketball writer for The Ringer, and co-host of One Shining Podcast — joins to talk Crosstown Shootout, UC vs Ohio State, and the Cayman Islands Classic.
Most people know the story of Jimmy Nippert dying from a football injury and how his grandfather made a donation in his honor to complete Nippert Stadium. Nobody knows the story of how UC was trying to raise that money in the preceding years. Spencer and Matt sit down to talk about it.
Spencer and Alex talk women's soccer before covering the Michigan loss and looking ahead to the trip to Miami. In the second half of the episode, we cover the history of the Battle for the Victory Bell.