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VCU Hammers Cincinnati

The Mick Cronin news seemed to weigh heavily on the Cincinnati Bearcats today. The Cats came out flat as a pancake, which they could absolutely not afford to do against a team like VCU. They paid for it in a 68-47 ass kicking. This game was pretty much over as soon as the Rams took the lead. They never relented. UC scored to make it 5-4 and that was as close as they would get the...
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Mick Cronin misses game with unruptured aneurysm

Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin is not on the sidelines for the Bearcats game against VCU due to an unruptured aneurism. Cronin tweeted this 20 minutes before game time: Thank you to everyone for your concern, prayers, and support. I am ok. I am very fortunate to have such great friends and family. — Mick Cronin (@CoachCroninUC) December 20, 2014   I want everyone...
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Cincinnati Bearcats vs VCU Rams Preview

The ringer for the Cincinnati Bearcats basketball team does not stop tomorrow. Things pick up a lot with the VCU Rams. The Rams are going to press, they are going to shoot 3s, they are going to foul, they are going to give you fits. That’s just who they are and what they do. Shaka Smart is kind of a good coach, his team plays hard. They don’t always play well. If we are being...
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Cincinnati 71 San Diego St 62: 10 Things

Before we move on to tomorrow’s game against VCU, let’s take a quick rewind to Wednesday night and the Bearcats big win over San Diego State. I won’t dwell on the game too much, instead giving 10 thoughts. The importance of this win can not be understated. It’s going to be the win that keeps on giving all season long. San Diego State might not be world beaters. What are they...
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Cincinnati’s Military Bowl Uniforms

The Cincinnati Bearcats have announced to the world what they plan on wearing for the Military Bowl. Spoiler alert: they are football uniforms. The #Bearcats will be wearing black uniforms with @MilitaryBowl patches when they take the field next Sat! #BeatVT pic.twitter.com/rq8FLeiaAM — Bearcats Football (@Bearcats_FB) December 18, 2014 The #Bearcats will wear red helmets with...
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The Bearcats American Football Opponents for 2015-18

The American released the football format for the next 4 seasons this afternoon. These will be the first years with divisions. Here are the divisions to refresh your memory. EAST Central Florida Cincinnati Connecticut East Carolina South Florida Temple   WEST Houston Memphis Navy SMU Tulane Tulsa   2015 Cincinnati              Home: UCF, UConn, Temple, Tulsa Away:...
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Tweetcap: Bearcats Dominate Overtime, Outlast San Diego State

I'm with @dandakich tonight for @GoAztecs v @GoBEARCATS at 9p on ESPN 2…first of 5 games in next 6 days! Crazy fun time of year.. @ESPNCBB — Bob Wischusen (@espnbob) December 17, 2014 Cincinnati-San Diego State tonight: First team to 45 points wins. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) December 17, 2014 https://twitter.com/AndyGlockner/status/545340858577326080 Total in the...
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. @Bearcats_FB received a loud applause at halftime showcasing their @American_FB Championship trophy. #Bearcats pic.twitter.com/3PVEsHy5HD — Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS) December 18, 2014
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I was called ugly on @espn. Right now I'm not a big fan of @ESPNCBB. #ESPNotABigFan — LucyTheBearcat (@LucyTheBearcat) December 18, 2014
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Cincinnati Bearcats vs San Diego State Aztecs Preview

If you listened to the podcast, check the top of the page for a link, Chris noted that the basketball schedule before the season started was dotted with ranked teams. Some were ravaged by injury (UConn), some were hit with tough suspension news (SMU), others simply underperformed (VCU). There is one ranked team left though, and that team comes into town tonight. The San Diego State...
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Bearcats BlogCast with Scott and Chris: Episode 11

On this week’s edition of the Bearcats BlogCast, I’m once again joined Chris Bains from Cincy on the Prowl. Chris and I waste no time this week catching up on all things basketball. We discuss the Bearcats trip to Nebraska, the subsequent issues with the offense and some of the play of the guards. We dovetail that with our preview of the Bearcats game against San Diego State...
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Bearcats Nab Three Over Exciting Recruiting Weekend

The final recruiting weekend before the December dead period is always extremely busy for coaches across the country as they try to squeeze in as many visits as possible before bowl preparations begin. It is even more bust if the staff is hosting junior college prospects as national signing day for those players is December 17th. JUCOs are primarily brought in to be an immediate solution...
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Nebraska Cornhuskers 56 Cincinnati Bearcats 55

We’ve had a few days to bask in the aftermath of a very disappointing Cincinnati loss. Even a couple days later, the sting from the Nebraska game rings through. This was a game the Bearcats had plenty of opportunities to win. It was a game they had a 2 point lead at the line with 14 seconds remaining. If Jermaine Sanders makes that second free throw, maybe things don’t end up...
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Bearcats Fall to Nebraska

In one of the most frustrating losses in recent years, Cincinnati lost to Nebraska 56-55 in double overtime. Yeah, double overtime. The shooting in this game was horrendous. Nebraska hit 32.7% from the field, Cincinnati 31.7%. It was awful. Here’s how regulation ended: Cincinnati turnover Awful 3 by Petteway, but an offensive rebound led to another horrible shot by Petteway that...
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Jamaree Strickland To Transfer

UC threw out some Friday night news. The news was not really surprising. As the headline reads, center Jamaree Strickland is transferring. Strickland played 1 game in his UC career. He was suspended for “conduct unbecoming of a Bearcat.” Mick Cronin had this to say: “We wish Jamaree the best going forward.” This is not really a blow to the current iteration of the Bearcats...
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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview

It’s funny how quickly things change in from the beginning of the season to the current day. The stretch Cincinnati is about to start against Nebraska, San Diego State and Virginia Commonwealth looked killer in November. Now that it’s about to start, it no longer looks so intimidating. Nebraska in particular has lost a lot of their luster from last season. The Cornhuskers are...
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A Look at Cincinnati Football Programs Through the Years

As the headline mentions, here is a look through Cincinnati football game progams through the years. These are courtesy of Nick Colosimo. Follow Nick on twitter. He is one of the 10,000 Colosimo’s on twitter. They are all very nice. The scans are arranged by year, so enjoy a stroll through the years. 2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009...
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The #Bearcats men's basketball @American_MBB opener vs. SMU on Jan. 3 at Fifth Third Arena is set for an 11am ET tip on ESPN2. — Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS) December 10, 2014
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Bearcats BlogCast: with Matt Opper from Down the Drive

Welcome to this edition of the Bearcats BlogCast. There was no Chris Bains this week due to his alleged work schedule, but never fear, I was joined by Matt Opper from Down the Drive. Quick note before the podcast embed, you can find the podcast not only here, but also on iTunes and Stitcher. Matt and I discuss quite a bit, such as: We sort through the Big 12 rumors Break down the...
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Bearcats Populate the All-AAC Teams

The AAC released it’s all conference teams, as well as it’s award winners, for this past season. The Bearcats populate the list of all conference selections, even though none of them won individual awards. Let’s jump right to the Bearcats that made the teams. First Team OL – Eric Lefeld OL – Parker Ehinger DL – Terrell Hartsfield LB – Jeff Luc   Second Team K – Andrew...
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Cincinnati's game vs. Oklahoma in Cincy was one of the most exciting games I've watched http://t.co/omSdCRAOkg — Santa J. Ono (@PrezOno) December 9, 2014
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WR James Gardner Decommits

Its widely known that recruiting is one of the more mysterious facets of college athletics. There are always twists and turns and unexpected events that happen along the way that would surprise even the most “in the know” recruiting analysts. One unexpected event happened yesterday when WR James Gardner announced on Twitter that he was flipping his commitment to Miami(OH). IM...
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Brett McMurphy Throws Cold Water on Everything Big 12 Related

At Big 12 function in NY: no one ever talked to Cincy, OU’s Joe C wasn't at UCF & SMU’s BOR report UM/Cincy getting invites wrong — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) December 9, 2014 Every person I spoke to today that’s from Big 12 or Big 12 school: league is not expanding — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) December 9, 2014 Damn you and your quest for facts, Brett...
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The Big (12) Elephant in the Room

A person can not bring up the college football playoff without mentioning the Big 12. A Cincinnati fan can’t look at twitter without seeing a thousand Big 12 expansion rumors. The Sporting News unleashed a report the league met with Cincinnati yesterday. The Big 12 didn’t have a championship game, it seemed like they were punished for not having a championship game, they would...
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Sporting News: Big 12 Met with Cincinnati

Mike DeCourcy of the Sporting News dropped a pretty big bomb this afternoon. I’ll just throw it out right now. Big 12 officials recently met with administrators from the University of Cincinnati, a source close to the university told Sporting News. That is not an indication membership will be offered to the Bearcats in the immediate future — only that they would be a candidate...
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