Found February 29, 2012 on Bearcats Blog:
The Cincinnati Bearcats play their final home tonight. The team has 2 seniors who will be going through the senior day festivities. One of them is Yancy Gates. Gates came to UC in the class of 2008. He attended Withrow High School in town. He was highly regarded as the 22nd ranked player in the nation by Rivals. Getting Gates to stay in town was a gigantic get for Mick Cronin. He said multiple times that he wanted to build the Cincinnati program to the heights that it reached in the mid-90s and early 2000s. Yancy Gates played 23 minutes a game his freshman season, topping out at 37 in an overtime game against Seton Hall. He averaged 10.6 points on 48% shooting. He was 145-303. Gates used 24.5% of the UC possessions with a 103.1 offensive rating. He was a poor foul shooter, 58%. He was 48-82. He was 2nd in the nation by getting 84.9% of his points from 2. Gates averaged 6.1 rebounds. He was very good offensive rebounding, 10th in the Big East with 3.3 a game. He got 13.5% of them, wh...
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