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Cincinnati Basketball Takeaways from Week 13

Another week. Another two wins. Now SMU awaits. It has occurred to me more than once this season that we may just be watching the best Cincinnati Bearcats team that Mick Cronin has ever assembled. As they continue to win game after game, that feeling gets stronger and stronger. The Bearcats are now 22-2 overall and a perfect 11-0 in conference play. They have won 15 games in a row...

Analyzing UC Football’s 2017 Recruiting Class: Offense

We’ve had a week to digest. What do things look like. After last Wednesday’s eventful National Signing Day, the majority opinion was that Luke Fickell nailed it. In fact, a number of outlets now have the Cincinnati Bearcats with the No. 1 recruiting class in the American Athletic Conference. It has now been a little more than a week since NSD, when 20 players signed National...

Bearcats Box Lunch: Mike Cronin, Luke Fickell and Zac Taylor (Sorry)

Mick Cronin talks rankings, Luke Fickell and his replacement make an appearance and somebody actually hired Zac Taylor The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today. Mick Cronin doesn’t put much stock...

Cincinnati not intimidated by UCF's 7-foot-6 interior presence

CINCINNATI (AP) -- To overcome Central Florida's 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall, the Cincinnati Bearcats knew they would have to attack from outside. No problem, said Kyle Washington. Washington scored 14 points and No. 11 Cincinnati led for the entire game while extending its winning streak to 15 games with a 60-50 victory Wednesday night. The senior forward also finished with 11 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Baseball Preview: Outfield

Two of three spots are secure with plenty of options for the third. The Cincinnati Bearcats are lucky to have the majority of their infield intact from last year, with the exception of catcher Woody Wallace. Their returning talent fortunes carry over into the outfield as well as two 50-game starters return as well as the majority of the depth from a year ago. Junior center fielder...

WATCH: Cronin and Players Recap Bearcats' 60-50 Win Over UCF

Head Coach Mick Cronin and Bearcats Evans and Washington recap their 60-50 win over UCF.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bearcats Men's Basketball: Next Up Tulsa

We've got something special going on this season. Next chance to watch the Bearcats live is Feb. 18 vs. Tulsa at noon.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington leads Bearcats past UCF 60-50

Bearcats extend winning streak to 15 games They won’t all be pretty. Cincinnati (22-2, 11-0 American) missed 20 three pointers and shot just 35.9% from the field, but still managed to beat UCF (15-9, 6-6 American) 60-50 on Wednesday night. Kyle Washington led the Bearcats with an impressive all-around game, scoring 14 points and adding 11 rebounds, four blocks, and two steals...

WATCH: Men's Basketball Highlights: Cincinnati 60, UCF 50 (Courtesy ESPN)

Highlights from the Bearcats 60-50 win over UCF at home to extend their home win streak to 22 straight. The Bearcats also have won 15 straight and stay perfect in conference play.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington leads No. 11 Cincinnati to 60-50 win over UCF

CINCINNATI (AP) Kyle Washington scored 14 points and No. 11 Cincinnati extended its winning streak to 15 games with a 60-50 victory over Central Florida on Wednesday night. Washington also finished with 11 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season as Cincinnati (22-2, 11-0 American Athletic Conference) won its 23rd consecutive home game. Facing the Knights' 7-foot...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bearcats Box Lunch: College Basketball is the Captain Now

Football is over. Long live basketball. The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today. If you’ve been too busy watching football, here’s an update on everything happening in college basketball....

Game Preview: UCF Knights at No. 11 Cincinnati Bearcats

This week presents a chance for the Bearcats to land a spot in the top 10. We truly cannot talk about it enough. The Cincinnati Bearcats are absolutely on fire and are starting to get more recognition as they sit just one spot outside of the top 10 in the AP Poll. The Bearcats took care of business this past weekend, beating UConn 82-68 at Fifth Third bringing their win streak to...

UCF's Fall presents big obstacle for No. 11 Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Central Florida will present unique challenges for No. 11 Cincinnati on Wednesday night at Fifth Third Arena, not the least of which is 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall. "There's no way to simulate (him) in practice, that's the issue," said Bearcats coach Mick Cronin, who considered having a player stand on a stool to mimic Fall's height. Fall, from Senegal, averages 12...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago

Huskies Pummel UC WBB, 96-49

UConn demonstrated why they are number 1. The number one ranked University of Connecticut Huskies’ women’s basketball team took a commanding 28-7 lead after one quarter and never looked back in its 96-49 victory against the Cincinnati Bearcats. UConn improved to 23-0 overall and 10-0 in the American with the win while the Bearcats fell to 14-9 and 5-5 in AAC play. The defeat...

Cincinnati Baseball Preview: Catchers

A new crop of players must replace Woody Wallace. In 2016, and for the three years before that, the Cincinnati Bearcats were blessed to have a steady presence at backstop in the form of Woody Wallace. The 5’9” Lewis Center, Ohio-native didn’t blow the world away average wise (.244 career) but he was a solid defender behind the dish, throwing out 31.1 percent of would-be base...

WATCH: Cronin Previews Bearcats' Wednesday Night Matchup Against UCF

Head Coach Mick Cronin previews the matchup of Cincinnati hosting UCF on Wednesday night.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bearcat Player Power Rankings: Weeks 11, 12 and 13

And we’re back. A lot has happened in the last three weeks but we are back to put the Cincinnati Bearcats’ roster in perspective. I’ll spare any big buildup this week, but suffice to say the 14-game winning streak owning and No. 11 ranked Bearcats have a fair share of contenders for the top spot. 13. Jackson Bart (LW 12) Across five combined minutes in blowouts against...

Bearcats Box Lunch: The AP Poll, Bracketology and Ty Neal

Rankings abound plus a conversation with UC’s head baseball coach. The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today. One AP poll voter is moving Cincinnati backward. (Gary Parrish; CBS Sports) Cincinnati...

AAC Basketball Power Rankings: Week 13

Cincinnati and SMU retain in the top two spots. Nearly everything went as planned this week in the American Athletic Conference. USF and Tulane continued their losing ways while Cincinnati and SMU continued winning. Temple and Houston had especially good weeks while Tulsa predictably flamed out. The Golden Hurricane’s two losses to Cincinnati and SMU were difficult to watch,...

WBB Preview: UConn at Cincinnati

My prediction: Cincinnati: A Lot UConn: Not Much On Tuesday evening at 7 PM, the University of Connecticut Huskies will unfurl their 22-0 record and No. 1 ranking at Fifth Third Arena. The game will be televised online on ESPN3. You had better watch or, even better, attend the game. The Cincinnati Bearcats’ women’s basketball team is going to make Geno Auriemma’s four-time...

Bearcats Just Outside the Top 10 in AP Poll

Tulsa and Connecticut couldn’t stop this train. The Cincinnati Bearcats have won 14-straight games dating back to December. Winning streaks like that will get you noticed, no matter what conference you play in. For their most recent efforts (a last-second win at Tulsa and an easy victory against UConn), the Bearcats have been lifted to No. 11 in the latest AP Top 25. They now...

Bearcats Box Lunch: The Super Bowl and the 1992 Final Four Team

What a game. The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today. Cincinnati welcomed home the 1991-92 Final Four squad during Saturday’s sellout victory against UConn. Ahh. Memories. (GoBearcats.com) What...

WATCH: Relive Cincinnati's Win Over UConn

Dan Hoard takes us through the Bearcats' win over UConn, where Cincinnati wore throwback jerseys in honor of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 final four run.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Baseball Preview: Corner Infield

Third baseman Connor McVey is the best position player on the team and Ryan Noda hits with some pop from first. As we’ve already dissected Cincinnati’s options in the middle infield, the next stop on our tour of the diamond is the corners, meaning third and first base for those uninitiated. Generally this is where the power is found in the infield, but for the Bearcats, a...

WATCH: Members of the 91-92' Cincinnati Bearcats Team Return Home

We followed around the members of 91-92 team as they re-united for the throwback game against the UCONN Huskies.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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