UConn finally beats Cincinnati in fourth OT, 104-97

The UConn Huskies needed a miracle, but finally managed to beat the Cincinnati Bearcats in the American Athletic Conference Quarterfinal in quadruple overtime by a score of 104-97. Daniel Hamilton finished with 32 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as Connecticut won despite 37 points from Cincinnati’s Troy Caupain. But Hamilton was not the true hero of the game. That honor...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets Use Low-Round Tender On WR Kenbrell Thompkins

Rand Getlin of NFL Media reports that the Jets have placed a low-round tender WR Kenbrell Thompkins. The low-round tender will cost the Jets $1,671,000 for the 2016 season and give them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive. However, if they elect to not match an offer sheet, the would not receive any compensation for him. Thompkins, 27, signed with the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Shonn Miller key to UConn basketball’s March Madness hopes

Come Friday March 11th, UConn will be going head-to-head once again with the Cincinnati Bearcats. This time, however, the game isn’t just a regular season game, it comes in the quarterfinals of the AAC Championship, a title UConn has yet to win in its two years of existence. On the year, the Huskies were 0-2 against Cincinnati, losing both games by a combined six points. With tournament...
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU-Cincinnati Preview

(AP) - Nic Moore's 100th game for No. 24 SMU will be the last for the senior point guard and the Mustangs. Even with 25 wins and the chance to win their second consecutive American Athletic Conference regular-season title, the Mustangs will be done after Sunday's trip to Cincinnati because of NCAA sanctions. ''That's been out of my mind now since they told us the news, so I'm...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Caupain helps Cincinnati beat East Carolina 65-56

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Troy Caupain scored 27 points and Cincinnati withstood a late charge to beat East Carolina 65-56 on Saturday. Cincinnati led by as many as 16 in the second half, but a 20-7 run by East Carolina over 8 1/2 minutes trimmed its deficit to two on Prince Williams' layup with 5:33 to go. The Bearcats responded with a five-point spurt, including Jacob Evans' 3...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Clark, Evans lead Cincinnati past Connecticut

CINCINNATI (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) - Sophomore Gary Clark and freshman Jacobs Evans III each scored 13 points as the Cincinnati Bearcats held off the Connecticut Huskies for a 65-60 American Athletic Conference win on Saturday. Junior Troy Caupain also reached double figures with 10 points and senior Coreontae DeBerry added eight points for Cincinnati (20-8, 10-5), which reached...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast: Episode 42 – Sorry for the 5 Minute Digression

Welcome to this edition of the Bearcats BlogCast. We are back to the three man weave of myself, Cincy on the Prowl‘s Chris Bains and Matt Opper. If you are new to the podcast, be sure to subscribe on iTunes. Please give us a nice rating and review if you will. If you don’t like iTunes, the podcast is on Stitcher. It’s also right there up top if you want to be instantly satisfied...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Email details Cincinnati looking to join Big 12 Conference

The Big 12 Conference is looking to expand for the first time since losing both Missouri and Texas A&M in 2012 to the SEC. One candidate that seems to make that expansion possible is Cincinnati, according to emails released by the university to The Cincinnati Enquirer on Sunday. Days of being one of the premier conferences in all of sports has longed passed the Big 12. Teams...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma president supports Cincinnati joining Big 12

The Big 12 wants to expand by adding more members over the coming months and it is likely going to happen. It looks like the conference has already found the first school that desperately wants to join them and it would push their conference further into the Midwest. According to multiple sources, the Cincinnati Bearcats have been making a push to join the Big 12. It looks like at...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis, Clark help Cincinnati outlast East Carolina 75-60

CINCINNATI (AP) Octavius Ellis had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Gary Clark added 15 and 12, and Cincinnati outlasted East Carolina 75-60 on Saturday. Cincinnati led by eight at the break, but East Carolina fought to tie it at 42-all with 13:37 left. The Bearcats quickly recovered and pushed the lead to double digits in just over three minutes, helped by a 3-pointer and dunk from...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati rolls to a 69-51 win over Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Kevin Johnson scored 13 points, Octavius Ellis had 10 points and a season-high 14 rebounds and Cincinnati used a balanced attack to beat Central Florida 69-51 Tuesday night. Cincinnati went on a 13-0 run, highlighted by a put-back dunk by Coreontae DeBerry, to take a 60-40 lead as UCF went scoreless for nearly six minutes. Johnson and Jacob Evans each made 3...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the 2016 Cincinnati Bearcats Football Schedule

Christmas in February has come with the AAC’s announcement of the conference schedule. That puts the finishing touches on the 2016 Bearcats football schedule. Let’s not delay, here’s the schedule in all it’s glory. // 2016 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI FOOTBALL SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT TV LOCATION Thur., Sept. 1 UT-MARTIN TBD Nippert Stadium Sat., Sept. 10 at Purdue TBD West Lafayette...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast Blast: Memphis

Here’s this edition of the Bearcats BlogCast blast, where I break down the Memphis loss. It was not the most fun of games to verbally recap. Please share and let me know what you think. Should I do more of these? Less? Feedback is very much appreciated. The post Bearcats BlogCast Blast: Memphis appeared first on Bearcats Blog.
Via Bearcats Blog
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast Blast: USF Recap

Hello everyone. Trying something a bit different for game recaps. On this Bearcats BlogCast blast, I recap the Bearcats win over the USF Bulls. I also talk a little about Memphis and league in general. We’ll try to get the three man podcast going again this week. Would love to hear any and all feedback. You can find this, and previous editions of the BlogCast, on iTunes. Thanks...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati uses big second half to upend South Florida 88-57

CINCINNATI (AP) Troy Caupain finished with 18 points and a career-high 10 assists while Gary Clark added 16 points and 13 boards as Cincinnati used a strong second half to beat South Florida 88-57 Thursday night. Clark's collected double digits in rebounds in five of the last nine games. The Bearcats led 36-29 at the half. Out of the break, Farad Cobb hit a 3, Octavius Ellis...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Pat Fitzgerald brags about Northwestern signing Ohio player of the year

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald made sure the crown jewel of his 2016 recruiting class felt some love on National Signing Day. Fitzgerald no doubt values his home state of Illinois, but he also knows Ohio is an important recruiting state for most -- if not all -- of the Big Ten. So flipping Jeremy Larkin, who was previously committed to his hometown Cincinnati Bearcats, was a...
Via Fox Sports
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Clark's 3-point play lifts Cincinnati over UConn 58-57

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Gary Clark's 3-point play with 12 seconds left lifted Cincinnati to a 58-57 win over Connecticut on Thursday night. Clark and Farad Cobb scored 13 points apiece for the Bearcats (16-6, 6-3 American Athletic), who won their third consecutive game. Sterling Gibbs had 14 points to lead UConn (14-6, 4-3), which had won three in a row coming in. Gibbs missed...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel returns to team for senior season

Gunner Kiel was once the hottest high school football recruit in the nation. After struggling at Notre Dame, he made the transfer to Cincinnati and during his junior season with the team, he had a rather up-and-down performance. The quarterback dealt with multiple injuries, including one after a scary hit early in the 2015 season that nearly left him paralyzed. He battled with redshirt...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati beats Tulane 97-75 for Cronin's 200th win

CINCINNATI (AP) Shaq Thomas and Gary Clark scored 17 points each and Cincinnati cruised by Tulane 97-75 on Sunday to give coach Mick Cronin his 200th victory with the Bearcats. Cronin is 200-124 in 10 seasons at Cincinnati, second only to Bob Huggins (399). Farad Cobb added 16 points and Troy Caupain handed out nine assists for the Bearcats (15-6, 5-3 American), who shot 56.5...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Caupain's career high helps Cincinnati edge Memphis 76-72

CINCINNATI (AP) Troy Caupain scored a career-high 25 points and Cincinnati edged Memphis 76-72 on Thursday. Caupain was 9 of 16 from the floor and perfect on six free throw attempts for the Bearcats (14-6, 4-3 American). Shaq Thomas scored 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Octavius Ellis added 10. Cincinnati shot 50 percent despite making just 4 of 14 3-point attempts. Memphis...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Memphis Tigers Preview

Tonight’s game between Cincinnati and Memphis is a pivotal game in the volatile AAC. The league is looking increasingly like a one bid league. With SMU out of the conference tournament equation, locking down that top seed is huge. If the tournament started today, which thank god it doesn’t, the pairings would look like this: Tulane vs East Carolina / Central Florida Tulsa vs...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati closes with a run to beat Houston 70-59

CINCINNATI (AP) Gary Clark had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists on Wednesday night and Cincinnati avoided a late challenge to beat Houston 70-59. Cincinnati (13-5, 3-2 American) had a 12-point lead at the half and stretched it to 16 with just under 14 minutes to go. Houston closed within 59-56 at 5:37 left but got no closer. Kevin Johnson's 3-pointer pushed the lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Bearcats turn to old standby in victory

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cincinnati's offense stalled down the stretch, so the Bearcats relied on an old standby to hold off South Florida.With shot after shot clanking off the rim, coach Mick Cronin implored his team to keep playing tough defense in the closing minutes of a 54-51 victory Sunday.Troy Caupain scored 14 points and the Bearcats survived going without a field goal over the...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Caupain scores 14, Cincinnati holds off South Florida 54-51

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Troy Caupain scored 14 points and Cincinnati survived going scoreless from the field over the final 10 minutes to hold off South Florida 54-51 on Sunday. Shaq Thomas and Octavius Ellis had 10 points apiece for the Bearcats (12-5, 2-2 American), who missed their last 10 field-goal attempts and were 1 for 4 from the foul line over the final 10 minutes. South Florida...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati QB Luke Wright transferring to Kentucky

Cincinnati freshman quarterback Luke Wright is transferring across the river to the University of Kentucky, according to Kentucky Sports Radio. Originally from Atlanta, Wright appeared in just two games for the Bearcats and completed 1 of 3 pass attempts for 16 yards as the third stringer behind Gunner Kiel and Hayden Moore. His arrival in Lexington will be a welcome one, as Patrick...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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