Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 10/27/14
CINCINNATI -- There is a month left until Selection Sunday, that day when college basketball teams learn their NCAA bracket fate. Cincinnati doesn't have to worry about being in the 68-team field. The Bearcats are at the point where the last month of their season is all about impressing the powers that be and earning as high of a seed as possible. Unranked at the beginning of the season and only picked to finish fourth in their own conference, the Bearcats are very much in the race for a top-four seed at worst and could be higher. The No. 10-ranked Bearcats improved to 23-3 overall and 12-1 in the American Athletic Conference Saturday with a 73-62 win against Houston at Fifth Third Arena in front of their first sellout crowd in nearly two years. It wasn't a pretty win -- rarely does this team win with beauty -- but it was a perfect example of why the Bearcats can be a threat in March. They can play defense with anyone in the country, turning up pressure and getting stops whe...
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