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What does the Crosstown Shootout mean to fans?

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Southwestern Ohio!

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Every year, Xavier and Cincinnati meet in the Crosstown Shootout.

This year, though, it may very well be bigger than ever. It's the first time being back in the Cintas Center since the infamous brawl four years ago, and both teams are ranked going into the game for just the second time ever.

We thought it would be a fun idea to have fans, from both sides, sum up what the rivalry means to them. Below are the responses we got.