Crosstown Shootout: December 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. (ESPN)
Two of the nation's fiercest college basketball rivals square off!








Directions to the Crosstown Shootout
The 2020 Crosstown Shootout will be held at .
Note:  As with all driving directions, please use a map to verify your route. Also be advised that the area around I-75's Hopple exit has been under construction, so delays or detours might be necessary.
Fifth Third Arena From I-75
• Take Exit 3, which is the Hopple Street exit. At the light, turn left (east).
• Hopple Street will cross over I-75 and will intersect with Central Parkway. Continue on Hopple Street, which curves as it goes up a hill. At this point, Hopple Street becomes Martin Luther King Boulevard. As you continue up the hill, you will pass the back end of Good Samaritan Hospital on the left, and at the top of the hill, you will get to the UC campus, which will be on the right.
• Turn right onto Jefferson Avenue, which is the sixth traffic light.
• Turn right onto Corry Street, at the second light, and park in the Corry Street Garage.
• Fifth Third Arena is north of the garage.
Fifth Third Arena From I-71 Southbound
• Take Exit 3, which is the Taft Road exit. Taft is a one-way street, which will take you west.
• After several blocks, there will be a plaza to your right, University Plaza. After the plaza, turn right onto Jefferson Avenue.
• Turn left onto Corry Street, which intersects Jefferson at the first traffic light. Turn left into the Corry Street Garage.
• Fifth Third Arena is north of the garage.
Fifth Third Arena From I-71 Northbound
• The Taft Road exit is inaccessible to traffic coming from the south on I-71. Because most northbound traffic passes through or originates from around downtown Cincinnati, an alternate route would be to take Fort Washington Way (which runs east-west, south of downtown) to I-75 north and exit at Hopple street. See the I-75 directions for more details.
• Another option, for those in or near downtown, would be to take Reading Road north, turn left on Taft, and follow the above directions to get to the UC campus.
Fifth Third Arena From I-74
• I-74 will merge with I-75 South. Take the Hopple Street exit, and then follow the directions for I-75 traffic.