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Brandon Mitchell Nominated to the AFCA Good Works Team

The AFCA Good Works team is one of the most prestigious honors a student athlete can receive. This is an off the field honor about how the players work with the community. 182 players were nominated this season, which is the most there have ever been for the honor. Bearcats defensive tackle Brandon Mitchell is one of those. Mitchell is active with Mitch’s Mission by running the...
Via Bearcats Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kilpatrick named UC Male Athlete of the Year

After leading the Bearcats to a share of the American Athletic Conference regular season men's basketball championship, Sean Kilpatrick was named UC Male Athlete of the Year. Kilpatrick, a senior guard from Yonkers, N.Y., led the AAC in scoring (20.6 points per game) and three-point field goals per game (2.74) en route to earning a spot on multiple All-America first teams. He...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Bearcats Careers Come to an End

In a little paragraph in today’s news about Cincinnati and Indiana agreeing to a football series in 2021, word came out about 4 Bearcats who have had their careers cut short due to injuries. This was reported on Cincinnati.com. Two of the Bearcats mentioned are Mark Barr and Javon Harrison. They were involved in the horrific car accident the weekend of the Miami game last year...
Via Bearcats Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gunner Kiel Looks To Prove Doubters Wrong At The University of Cincinnati

Gunner Kiel will look to prove many wrong after being very indecisive and finally making his choice to stay at the University of Cincinnati. (via cincinnati) Two years ago, quarterback Gunner Kiel became the laughing stock of college football after notoriously committing to Indiana, then leaving and committing to LSU, after that, he once again left and ended up at Notre Dame,...
Via Grandstand University
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Washington Hits Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Continuing the trend of Bearcats named to watch lists, another has been recognized for his play and projected future performance. The Biletnikoff Award put out it’s watch list today and Shaq Washington is on it. Washington had an amazing season a year ago where he caught 78 passes. Washington put up 783 yards and caught a touchdown. He also threw for a touchdown. Washington’s...
Via Bearcats Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Deyshawn Bond, Eric Lefeld and Silverberry Mouhon Hit Watch Lists

It’s the middle of July, which means it’s time for a flood of college football watch lists. This July is no exception to the rule. While not a lot of Bearcats have repeated last year’s success of hitting the lists, three Bearcats have been named to lists so far this year. (photo via) Center Deyshawn Bond has been played on the Rimington Trophy watch list. This award is for...
Via Bearcats Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Cincinnati Bearcats Non-Conference Basketball Schedule Released

Cincinnati has put out the non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season today. It features 6 schools that participated in the NCAA tournament a season ago with potential for a 7th: Xavier, NC Central, San Diego State, NC State, Nebraska and VCU with a shot against Creighton potentially if the Blue Jays defeat Ole Miss. In some great news, 4 of those games are at home. NC Central...
Via Bearcats Blog
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Kilpatrick Says “Everyone Will Pay” For Not Drafting Him

This year’s NBA draft was stocked with great talent, so it was obvious that not everyone would be called. Draft prospect Sean Kilpatrick seems very angry that he was passed over. Kilpatrick took to Twitter to express his rage, and it wasn’t pretty. TRUST ME…. Everyone and I mean EVERYONE will pay for this! — Sean Kilpatrick (@SeanKilpatrick_) June 27, 2014 Kilpatrick played...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Kilpatrick Goes Undrafted

The second all time leading scorer in Cincinnati history didn’t end the Bearcat drought in the NBA draft. Sean Kilpatrick did not have his name read as one of the 60 picks tonight. Just because he wasn’t drafted, it doesn’t mean his NBA dreams are over. Kilpatrick could sign as a free agent and get a summer league invite. That’s a nice showcase for the NBA, the D-League and...
Via Bearcats Blog
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Kilpatrick Slated A Second Round Pick by Draft Express

Draft Express is currently pumping out their mock drafts for tomorrow night’s NBA draft. In the latest mock draft, they have Sean Kilpatick being drafted. Draft Express has the second all time leading scorer in Cincinnati history going 58th overall to the San Antonio Spurs. This could be a tremendous fit because Kilpatrick can shoot, even though he probably would have to pick up...
Via Bearcats Blog
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cronin signs seven-year deal with Bearcats

CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati Director of Athletics Mike Bohn announced Monday that the university and head men's basketball coach Mick Cronin have agreed to a new contract through the 2020-21 season. The new seven-year deal replaces the extension Cronin, entering his ninth year with the Bearcats, signed a year ago. "Mick Cronin's genuine passion for the University...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Comedians Key & Peele Thank College Football Players With Ridiculous Names After Winning Spike TV Award

Comedians Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of the Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele were given an award at yesterday’s Spike TV “Guys Choice Awards.” In accepting, they decided to thank the real people who made their stardom possible: the mother’s of ridiculously named college football players. In the speech, they shout out Jadeveon Clowney, Ha Ha Clinton...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati gets its point, Justin Jenifer

The 2015 class isn’t particularly deep with elite point guard talent, and therefore colleges would be wise to lock up a point guard in the class sooner, rather than later. The Cincinnati Bearcats did just that on Monday, as Milford Mill (MD) lead guard Justin Jenifer pledged after an official visit. Jenifer averaged 17.3 points, 12 ...
Via Hoopniks
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lefeld, Mouhon, Williams Named Steele 1st Team All-AAC, 11 Others Honored

Phil Steele released his All-AAC teams yesterday. As the headline says, 14 Bearcats landed on the lists, one of them twice. The highlights were 3 Bearcats on the first team. Running back Hosey Williams, offensive lineman Eric Lefeld and defensive end Silverberry Mouhon all landed those honors. Congratulations to all three of them. Williams seems like the odd choice since his role...
Via Bearcats Blog
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 53 Cincinnati Bearcats season preview

The Cincinnati Bearcats finished the 2013 season with a 9-4 overall record and 6-2 in the American Athletic Conference. Cinci comes into this season hoping to build off last year. Cincinnati’s nine returning starters on offense include last season’s top two running backs Hosey Williams and Ralph David Abernathy IV. Williams led the team with 655 yards on the ground, while Abernathy...
Via College Football Universe
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bloguin around college football (5/19)

It’s Monday and that means it’s time to take a look around the Bloguin family of sites and see what they are talking about….. Let’s start off with a name that some may remember, Gunner Kiel. He’s bounced around a lot for a guy who has yet to make his mark on a college football field. The Bearcats Blog takes a look at if Kiel can grab Cincinnati’s QB1 spot heading into...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS Has UC as the Best of the Group of 5 in Important Bowl Projections

Jerry Palm released his bowl projections today. Bowl projections are a very serious art and should be taken very seriously. Even in May. Even before the second race of the triple crown. In the significant news to us, someone believes in the Cincinnati Bearcats. Palm has Cincinnati playing the the Peach Bowl. That means that he thinks Cincinnati is going to be the best team in the...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lawrence transferring from UC

CINCINNATI -- Jermaine Lawrence is indeed leaving the University of Cincinnati basketball program. Lawrence, a 6-9 forward who just completed his freshman season, is transferring in order to be closer to his family in Queens, N.Y. In a press statement released by UC on Tuesday, Lawrence said his father's health was the reason for his departure. "I'm leaving UC because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Crosstown Shootout is Back to Being Called the Crosstown Shootout

There is a press conference going on right now regarding the new argreement between Cincinnati and Xavier for the Crosstown Shootout. And yes, it’s back to being called the Crosstown Shootout again. Mark your calendars for Feb. 18, 2015. Xavier visits Fifth Third Arena during ESPN's Rivalry Week. #CrosstownShootout pic.twitter.com/Tn7V6ruuPg — Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Jermaine Lawrence Asks For Release

Jermaine Lawrence is looking to transfer from Cincinnati. Evan Daniels and Jeff Borzello both reported this news earlier: Jermaine Lawrence asked Cincinnati for a release, per a source. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) May 9, 2014 Source confirms to @CBSSports that Cincinnati forward Jermaine Lawrence has asked for his release. First reported by @EvanDaniels. — Jeff Borzello (...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Dodd has UC in his Top 25

CBS Sports writer Dennis Dodd released his top 25 the other day. As you can tell by the headline and the fact this is a post on a blog titled ‘Bearcats Blog,’ Cincinnati has made the list. Dodd ranks the Cats at 21, which makes them his favorite for the AAC. 21. Cincinnati: Gunner Kiel had to land somewhere. The former can’t-miss (ahem) quarterback will be surrounded by 16...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

End of the Year Basketball Roundtable with Chris Bains and Matt Opper: Part 3

Welcome to the end of the year Cincinnati Bearcats basketball roundtable. This is a collaboration with Chris Bains from Cincy on the Prowl and Matt Opper from Down the Drive. The three of us cover a myriad of topics surrounding the basketball program, from things this season, to things in the future, from how UC can boost attendance to where UC should play basketball in the future...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

End of the Year Basketball Roundtable with Chris Bains and Matt Opper: Part 2

Welcome to the end of the year Cincinnati Bearcats basketball roundtable. This is a collaboration with Chris Bains from Cincy on the Prowl and Matt Opper from Down the Drive. The three of us cover a myriad of topics surrounding the basketball program, from things this season, to things in the future, from how UC can boost attendance to where UC should play basketball in the future...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Football Season Tickets on Sale Today

Season tickets for the 2014 Cincinnati Bearcats football season have gone on sale today. You can see that from this image: The 6 home games this season are Toledo, Miami, Memphis, USF, East Carolina and Houston. UC could play in a destination site bowl game so that could be a nice perk of buying season tickets. Plus the priority that it gets you for next season. Because let’s...
Via Bearcats Blog
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Cincinnati Unveils Shiny Belk Bowl Ring

Though the Cincinnati Bearcats had a solid 2013 campaign, they did not win their Belk Bowl matchup against North Carolina last December. Regardless, they’ll be getting some shiny rings to celebrate their accomplishments. The coaching staff surprised the players this morning with the new hardware, which features the team’s logo and a heck of a lot of bling. #Bearcats players...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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