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Cronin to Attend Offseason Workouts, Press Conference Monday

Bearcats coach Mick Cronin could be in position to give us great news come Monday. The UC head man is holding a press conference to give full details about his health and recovery. Tom Groeschen writes that “all signs point towards Cronin returning to the bench.” Given the serious health concerns that Coach Cronin faced this year, that’s an incredibly encouraging sign. Cronin...
Via Bearcats Blog
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Cincinnati Bearcats Highlight Video

If you are like me, you are a little down and out about the Bearcats season being over. What is needed is a pick me up. What we’ve got is that pick me up. Thanks to Nick Colosimo, here is a highlight video for the 2014-’15 Cincinnati Bearcats basketball season. That video is a hell of a lot of fun. It’ll be the fastest 6 minutes of your day. The video got me pumped for this...
Via Bearcats Blog
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ashled Judd Apologized On Behalf Of Kentucky Fans For Their Tweets At Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis

Another NCAA Tournament game, another social media story involving famed Wildcats fan Ashley Judd.  Following this past Saturday’s contest between Kentucky and Cincinnati, a number of fans tweeted offensive remarks at Bearcats player Octavius Ellis after they deemed he played a bit too physical during the game. The tweets, many of which were racist in nature, were captured by...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans Tweeted Racist Remarks At Cinci’s Octavius Ellis After His Physical Play vs. Kentucky

Cincinnati junior sophomore forward Octavius Ellis had himself an interesting week, to say the least. Ellis, one of the more physical players in the nation, was ejected against Purdue in his team’s second round contest after swinging an elbow at Boilermaker A.J. Hammons early in the second half. After the game, he made headlines when he trash-talked Kentucky ahead of their third...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Did A Kentucky Male Cheerleader Try To Stop Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis From Returning To Play?

Kentucky didn’t have a ton of trouble with Cincinnati Saturday afternoon, as the Wildcats cruised to a 12-point victory to become the first 36-0 team in history. But there was a bit of a controversial moment early in the second half, when a male cheerleader for the school appeared to impede Bearcats star Octavius Ellis from returning to the court. The cheerleader appears to hold...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kentucky Cheerleader Grabs Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis When He Tries to Get Up

Cheerleaders are supposed to entertain the crown and help get the fans in the game when necessary. That is how they are intended to affect the game; by rallying the fans. They are certainly not supposed to grab one of the opposing players when he is trying to get up off the court floor--but that is exactly what one of the Kentucky cheerleader's did to Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Thoughts About the Bearcats Loss to Kentucky

Today’s 64-51 loss to Kentucky sucks. There’s no other way to put it. Losing your final game of the season is always a downer. After this weekend, 16 teams will play on and Cincinnati won’t be one of them. The finality of it all stings. Only one team doesn’t feel that bitterness. The Bearcats ride came to a halt against the best team in the nation. Let me start this by saying...
Via Bearcats Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati's Sanders: Kentucky didn't stop us

Cincinnati’s men’s basketball team fell to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament’s Third Round Saturday afternoon, 64-51.  The Bearcats played valiantly, but were ultimately doomed by their inability to convert with consistency on the offensive end; they shot 31.7 percent from the field and went 2-of-14 from the 3-point line. This isn’t atypical for a team playing the Wildcats...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis On Kentucky Being 35-0, “Those 35 Teams Weren’t (Us)”

Cincinnati enters its NCAA Tournament Third Round game against Kentucky as a 16.5-point favorite, but don’t tell that to Bearcats’ junior forward Octavius Ellis.  The 6-foot-10, 230-pound big man appears to be quite confident heading into his team’s matchup against what some believe to be the best college basketball team the sport has seen in years.  During Friday afternoon’s...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bearcats a Significant Underdog to Kentucky

As expected, the Cincinnati Bearcats are a giant underdog to the top seeded Kentucky Wildcats. Here are the numbers from Vegas Insider: The biggest dog UC was this year was 6 at SMU. The last time UC was an underdog was against Tulsa. That went pretty well. This is going to be the 6th straight game Kentucky is a double digit favorite. UK is 3-1-1. Kentucky hasn’t been a 17 point...
Via Bearcats Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Cincinnati’s Octavius Ellis Momentarily Loses His Mind With Flagrant Foul

Cincinnati's Octavius Ellis took March Madness to a whole new level against Purdue when he was ejected for a flagrant-two foul.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Octavius Ellis ejected for throwing elbow (Video)

Cincinnati junior forward Octavius Ellis was ejected from Thursday’s first round NCAA Tournament game against Purdue after throwing an elbow at an opponent’s throat. Ellis was trying to box out in the second half and thought he could get away with a dirty elbow to Boilermakers center A.J. Hammons. The refs saw it, gave him...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Thomas Highlights the Bearcats NCAA Practice with a Dunk Party

UC opened up NCAA tournament practice today in Louisville. Kentucky fans were very prevalent and taunted the Bearcats. Shaquille Thomas shut them up with this nasty dunk: By request…the Shaq Thomas windmill to silence the hecklers. — Joe Danneman (@FOX19Joe) March 18, 2015 And this: A video posted by Greg Youncofski (@coachgreguc) on Mar 18...
Via Bearcats Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinatti Bearcats Recruit Kahlil Lewis Makes Impressive Jump Out of Pool

The Cincinnati Bearcats have become a pretty entertaining team to watch in recent years. The secret to continued success of course is recruiting and keeping the talent pool stocked, and with the team in need of fresh wide receiver talent this season Florida three star wide receiver Kahlil Lewis could contribute early and often.From the look of a video he has shared with the virtual...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How High Can Gunner Kiel Fly in 2015?

Ever since his playing days at Columbus East High School in Indiana, Gunner Kiel has always faced astronomical expectations. A five-star recruit coming out of high school, Kiel was ranked as the best quarterback prospect in the country by both and After originally committing to Indiana and then LSU, he finally settled on Notre Dame, where his father, Blair...
Via AAC Football Fever
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cincinnati's Shaq Thomas Finishes Off Sweet Spin Move With an Even Sweeter Dunk

In the end, things did not go the way the Cincinnati Bearcats had hoped they would Wednesday when they faced off against Xavier (they lost by two, 59-57). While the score did not work out in their favor there is one thing that did. Of all the games that were played Wednesday night and all the dunks that were thrown down the sweetest came from Shaq Thomas on this play.Well done Shaq...
Via FatManWriting
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Has AAC’s Top Recruiting Class

The Cincinnati Bearcats currently own The American’s top 2015 recruiting class, according to With National Signing Day coming up fast (Feb. 4), teams are racing to catch a few last-minute recruits, and lock-up the guys that might be waffling on where they want to play college ball. UC has constructed a strong ’15 class that includes 11 three-star commits — more...
Via AAC Football Fever
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cincinnati Bearcats Mascot Delivers Dropkick to George Washington During President's Race

During the Military Bowl the Presidents took the field for a little race. For some reason the Cincinnati Bearcats mascot didn't want George Washington to win so he took matters in to his own hands--or in this case feet--and took the Founding Father out.What's even funnier is that Honest Abe looks like he's talking trash after taking over the lead until good ole Teddy decided to take...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats Prove They Can Win Ugly

Going into Saturday, if you would have told me Cincinnati would only score 14 points against Temple I would have assumed it had lost the game, and probably in the same fashion it lost to Memphis earlier this season (41-14). Instead, the Bearcats came away with a road win over the Owls, 14-6, and in […] The post Cincinnati Bearcats Prove They Can Win Ugly appeared first on AAC Football Fever.
Via AAC Football Fever
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Losing to UConn Would Be Epitome of ‘Tuberville’d’ Moment for Cincinnati

Following last week’s dramatic win over East Carolina, Tommy Tuberville and the Cincinnati Bearcats are now riding a four-game winning streak and their shaky 2-3 start has been left in their rearview mirror. The win came despite a failed gamble by Tuberville late in the fourth quarter with his team winning 45-40. Tuberville decided to go for […] The post Losing to UConn Would...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats: The Good, Bad and Ugly from Week 12

The Cincinnati Bearcats, despite their best efforts to lose, beat the East Carolina Pirates last Thursday night to keep their AAC title hopes alive. The big 54-46 victory for the ‘Cats was like a microcosm of their 2014 season as it featured a simultaneously explosive and self-destructive offense, a porous and mistake-prone defense, and mind-boggling […] The post Cincinnati Bearcats...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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