CINCINNATI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cincinnati is the most uncomfortable big-ticket program in the country

The city of Cincinnati is uncomfortable enough in the realm of professional sports. The Reds are in rebuilding mode, and the Bengals… well, they’re the Bengals. This discomfort extends to the collegiate ranks. Let’s be clear at the outset: An uncomfortable situation is not equivalent to a rock-bottom situation. Discomfort is not purely a reflection of a lack of quality. As...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincy gets commitment from Cane Broome

The Cincinnati Bearcats lost a heartbreaker to Saint Joseph’s in the Round of 64 of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, but they are looking to be one of the better teams in both the AAC and the country for the next few seasons. And now, Cincy will get some big help from transfer Cane Broome, who announced his commitment Monday morning. Broome took to Twitter to confirm his transfer and...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Mike Tyson's Hysterical Twitter Blunder Congratulates Cincinnati Women's Basketball on Their National Championship

The Connecticut Huskies put a beating on the Syracuse Orange in the NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship game last night, winning 82-51. RELATED: Villanova's Head Coach Barely Reacted After His Team's National Championship Win  The win marked UConn's fourth consecutive National Championship and the team's 75th straight victory. Their domination led many other star athletes...
Via Stack
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson mistakenly congratulates Cincinnati on winning national title

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson deserves some credit for attempting to salute the UConn Huskies on winning their fourth consecutive national championship Tuesday night, but his execution was slightly off. After Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead the University of Connecticut past Syracuse in the final, Tyson congratulated University of Cincinnati on a magnificent four...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cincinnati head coach Rick Minter now D-line coach at Georgia State

Rick Minter was the head coach for the Cincinnati Bearcats football program from 19904-2003, leading the program during their FBS years and to four bowl games in their first seven eligible years. Minter was let go after a 5-7 season that came after three straight seven-win seasons. After, Minter coordinated defenses at South Carolina, Notre Dame, Marshall and Kentucky and coached...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mick Cronin to remain Cincinnati’s basketball coach

University of Cincinnati president Santa J. Ono announced on Twitter today that Mick Cronin would remain the coach of the Bearcats’ men’s basketball team. The basketball program’s official Twitter also posted about Cronin’s return. I am thrilled to say Mick Cronin will remain our coach at the University of Cincinnati. — Santa J. Ono (@PrezOno) March 25, 2016 The second...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati President Announces Mick Cronin Will Remain Bearcats’ Basketball Coach

Mick Cronin is staying at Cincinnati.  The Bearcats’ men’s basketball coach had been receiving some interest from UNLV, but he’s passing on the opportunity to lead the Rebels’ program.  University of Cincinnati president Santa J. Ono announced the news on Twitter.  I am thrilled to say Mick Cronin will remain our coach at the University of Cincinnati. — Santa J. Ono...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast: Cronin to UNLV? Not So Fast

This tweet by Tom Groeschen:   JUST IN: Cronin says he is headed back to Cincinnati today, says nothing happening today. Sources say no deal with UNLV. Story to come. — Tom Groeschen (@TomGroeschen) March 24, 2016 dropped just as Chris Bains from Cincy on the Prowl and I finished recording this edition of the Bearcats BlogCast. We dive into the Mick to UNLV speculation full...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Can’t Beat Buzzer With Dunk, Loses To St. Joseph’s (Video)

The final game of the NCAA Tournament’s first round ended in complete and utter heartbreak for the No. 9 seed Cincinnati Bearcats. Cincy trailed No. 8 St. Joseph’s by two with mere seconds remaining, and Octavius Ellis had the ball in his hands with a chance to send the game to overtime. Ellis had a clear look at the rim after receiving a pass in the paint, but rather than laying...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: St. Joe’s Outlasts Cincinnati After Final Basket Ruled Late

What an end to a crazy opening round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Just minutes after Northern Iowa stunned Texas on a half-court buzzer-beater, Saint Joseph’s and Cincinnati gave us one for the ages. This one was a little more controversial, however. The Hawks, trailing 76-75, saw senior forward Isaiah Miles nail an absolutely huge three-pointer to take a two-point lead with less...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

James “Flight” White Reflects On March Madness, Future Hendrix and Big Ass Fur Coats

Once upon a time the Cincinnati Bearcats were the scariest team in America. One player from that era of dominance was James “Flight” White. The high-flying swingman from the Washington, D.C. area spent three years at the University of Cincinnati after transferring from the University of Florida. Known for his abilities to dunk with grace, White was a good all-around player throughout...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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 Associated Press
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

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

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: 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's arena renovations move ahead despite snag

Despite shortfalls in fundraising, the University of Cincinnati says it is moving forward with plans to renovate its basketball arena, the Sporting News reported on Wednesday. There has reportedly been $25 million raised to overhaul Fifth Third Arena, which is short of the $40 million goal that was set for mid-December. While renovations were projected to start in March 2016, the...
Via Yardbarker
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast: Episode 38 – Bearcats, Bowls, Basketball

Welcome to this edition of the Bearcats BlogCast. You can listen to this, and previous editions, of the Bearcats BlogCast on iTunes. Please subscribe and review. You can also listen on Stitcher. Pretty much wherever there is a place to listen to podcasts, you can find this one. Chris Bains of Cincy on the Prowl and I jump right into football to start the show. We discuss the win...
Via Bearcats Blog
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis overcomes bad officiating, beats Cincinnati

The Memphis Tigers have given up a combined total of 87 points in their last two games. The Memphis Tigers are 2-0 in their last two games. Coach Justin Fuente’s team, which won the 2014 Miami Beach Bowl by a 55-48 score over BYU, is picking up where it left off last December. This isn’t a perfect team. It’s frankly a half-a-loaf team. Yet, it is now winning consistently...
Via The Student Section
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Temple beats Cincinnati, earns respect it deserves

Temple got absolutely zero credit for pummeling Penn State last week. In fact, the Owls received so little recognition for a dominant defense performance (10 sacks, 52 yards allowed over the final three quarters), that it entered Nippert Stadium as a 7-point underdog to preseason conference favorite Cincinnati on Saturday night. Rather than complain about it in the media (see: Bielema...
Via The Student Section
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Cincinnati, Under Armour Release New Nippert Stadium-Themed Uniforms For Homecoming Game

On Saturday, October 24, Cincinnati will celebrate homecoming against fellow AAC school UConn. The Bearcats will be wearing some new uniforms for the contest.  Cincinnati and Under Armour have announced that in honor of Nippert Stadium’s 100th anniversary, the team will be wearing new threads inspired by the venue. Here’s more, via the apparel manufacturer: The historic Nippert...
Via College Spun
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati and UCF Finally Face Each Other In The AAC

The American Athletic Conference, also known as “The American” or the AAC for short, owns a number of compelling subplots this season. Navy joins the league and will force opponents to defend the triple option. Memphis, under Justin Fuente, rose from the ashes last season but also embarrassed itself in the so-called “Miami Beach Brawl” against BYU. The Tigers are an intriguing...
Via The Student Section
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Remember when the Cincinnati Bearcats were the scariest team in America?

By Eddie Maisonet When you walk into Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati campus, you quickly notice the championship banners from 1961 and 1962, the listing of Bearcat All-Americans, and most notably the three retired uniforms hanging up on the wall. Jack Twyman. Oscar Robertson. Kenyon Martin. One man (Twyman) I've only heard of as a broadcaster, one man (The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Cincinnati’s Football Team Got Sweet New Under Armour Gloves

Cincinnati’s football program will be sporting some new Under Armour gloves this fall.  The Bearcats tweeted a photo of the new gloves – a black pair and a white pair – with some cool graphics on the palm of the gloves.  Check them out:  New @UnderArmour gloves for the football team are in! #UC2UA pic.twitter.com/ZIltP5r0b8 — Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS) July 1,...
Via College Spun
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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