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Lingering Questions About the Top 25 and the Selection Committee

The polls in college football pretty much don’t matter anymore, what with the playoff selection committee and all. Well, the selection committee will have a poll that is pretty important since it will determine who the best teams are and that will tie in to where they are going to end up playing. The preseason polls are all about perception. I’m not meaning to throw any shade...
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$1.3 Million Upgrades Coming for the Basketball Facilities

It was announced yesterday evening that Cincinnati’s basketball facilities were getting ready for an upgrade. With the help of $1.3 million of private donations, spearheaded by the Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin, there will be expanded training facilites, a player’s lounge with a station providing small meals, a locker room, a classroom or meeting room with tiered seats, a coaches’...
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Cincinnati Picked as the AAC Favorite

AAC media day has seen the Cincinnati Bearcats come away as the favorite to win the league. Out of the 30 first place votes, Cincinnati received 17. The second highest first place vote getter was Central Florida, the current and only league champion, with 7 votes. The other 6 first places votes went to the Houston Cougars. Cincinnati was not the clear favorite despite the high first...
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The Latest Bearcat Schedule Posters by Dan Phillips

Dan Phillips is a graphic designer who produces a ton of UC schedule art. Normally, I would just share this on twitter. Today is not normal because Dan has dropped a ton of new art. It’s all awesome and all worth sharing. All photos are from Dan’s instagram. Linked up top is his twitter. Football Soccer Volleyball
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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...
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7 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...
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Cincinnati and Indiana to Start Football Series in 2021

It was announced today that Cincinnati has locked in a two year football series with the Indiana Hoosiers that will begin in the year 2021. The 2 year series will begin in Bloomington on September 18, 2021 and conclude in Cincinnati on September 24, 2022. The article goes on to say that Cincinnati is talking to Kentucky about a future series, as well as former conference rival Pittsburgh...
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The Best Picture of Gunner Kiel Ever

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Bearcats Stay Hot on the Recruiting Trail

Things have certainly been hot on the recruiting trail over the past few months for Coach Tommy Tuberville and staff. To date, there are a total of 16 commitments for the class of 2015. Just for comparison, at this time last year, the Bearcats had 10 commitments so things are definitely moving more quickly this year. While it is good to have the recruiting class come together as...
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Bearcat Summer League Update: July 17

The NBA Summer league is in it’s tournament, which means that it is almost at it’s end. A couple of very recent Bearcats are playing out in Las Vegas this summer. Let’s take a look at how they’ve done so far. But first, both Justin Jackson, Charlotte Hornets, and Sean Kilpatrick, Philadelphia 76ers, play today. The games are available on NBA.com. The Hornets play at 4, the...
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15 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...
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17 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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Coach Ty Neal Signs Extension, Gets Upgrade Commitments

Cincinnati’s basketball coach Mick Cronin wasn’t the only one to get a new deal this summer. Baseball coach Ty Neal has signed an extension locking him up through 2019. This comes off a season where Neal was one of the names for the vacant Indiana head coaching job. Neal came to Cincinnati from Indiana’s bench. Cincinnati didn’t have a ton of success, they didn’t make the...
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29 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...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Officially an Outsider

We’ve known it was coming for a while now, but today it was made official. July 1 marked the day that Louisville and Rutgers went to the ACC and Big 10 respectively. It marked the day that East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa officially joined up in the AAC. We’ve been conference mates with Tulane and East Carolina in the olden days of Conference USA. Tulsa is a new one. The closest...
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July 01, 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...
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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...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mick Cronin Signs a 7 Year Extension

The Cincinnati board of trustees finally approved the next contract extension for head baskeball coach Mick Cronin today. It’s a 7 year deal that will pay Cronin 2.2 million dollars a year. That makes him one of the 4 highest paid coaches in the American Athletic Conference behind Kevin Ollie of National Champion UConn, the legendary Larry Brown and Josh Pastner of Memphis. Cronin...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bearcats Grab Local Tight End

Coach Tommy Tuberville and staff have been on a roll lately with two commitments this week in Quintin Hampton and Jhavonte Dean when news broke that Moeller high school tight end Doug Bates committed to the Bearcats on Friday. Doug Bates Photo Courtesy of Rivals.com Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 230 lbs 247 Sports 3 Star ESPN Not Ranked Scout Not Ranked Rivals 2 Star Other...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What Could Have Been

Brett McMurphy of ESPN fame has an article up today about how BYU is looking to join the Big 12 and the Big 12 isn’t interested in expanding. The Big 12 not expanding is a pretty big deal around these parts since Cincinnati is stuck in a league with Tulane and Tulsa and East Carolina for the foreseeable future. In the article, there was a story about how close the Big 12 was to...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

More About 2015 Basketball Commit Justin Jenifer

News broke last night that 2015 guard Justin Jenifer committed to Cincinnati. Let’s find out more about the newest possible (hey, we don’t know what could happen) Cincinnati Bearcat guard. Jenifer is listed at 5’9 or 5’10 depending on where you look, 160 pounds. That’s the same kind of profile as Devan Downey, who was at Cincinnati for a season before thriving at South...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Jenifer Commits

2015 point guard Justin Jenifer (Milford Mill Academy) has committed to Cincinnati, source told @CBSSports. Good get for the Bearcats. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 9, 2014
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bearcats Add Georgia Linebacker

As camp season continues for Coach Tommy Tuberville and Staff, the Bearcats picked up commitment number four in the Class of 2015 with linebacker Quintin Hampton of Georgia. Photo Courtesy of 247 Sports Quintin Hampton 6′ 1″ 235 lbs 247 Sports Not Ranked ESPN Not Ranked Rivals 2 Star Scout Not Ranked Summer camps are a way for prospects to showcase...
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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...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bearcat Odds and Ends: Gunner Kiel, Football Predictions, Soccer and More

Hi, friends. Welcome to what I’m calling Bearcat Odds and Ends because that’s the best name I can think of for a bunch of small stories that are combining to fill up one post. I’m working to get back into a more normal posting schedule for the rest of the summer so stick with me. Let’s start with football. Athlon released it’s rankings over the course of the last few weeks...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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