1959 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1959 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1959 record5–4–1 (0–3–1 MVC)
Head coach George Blackburn (5th season)
CaptainJim Leo
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1958
1960  
1959 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
North Texas State +310  920
Houston +310  370
Tulsa 220  550
Wichita 121  541
Cincinnati 031  541
  • + Conference co-champions

The 1959 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season under head coach George Blackburn. [1] [2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19at Oklahoma State *W 22–9
September 26 Dayton *W 21–7
October 3at Houston L 12–13
October 10 North Texas State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 6–21
October 17at Wichita T 28–28
October 24 Pacific (CA) *Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 21–14
October 31 Xavier *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (rivalry)
W 28–0
November 7at Tulsa L 7–14
November 14 Marquette *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 34–35
November 26 Miami (OH) *
W 14–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming

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References

  1. 1 2 "1959 Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  2. "2019 Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Cincinnati. p. 108. Retrieved February 1, 2020.