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Remember the Good Times: Cincinnati Bearcats Were Still Great in 2017-18

A sampling of things that went right (and there was a lot) for the Cincinnati Bearcats this season. Fans of the Cincinnati Bearcats have had a couple days to mourn. To wallow. To relive the misery of Sunday’s round of 32 loss to Nevada in the NCAA Tournament. Now its time to start picking up the pieces and celebrate what was still a highly successful season. Even if Mick Cronin...

11:37 Minutes of Hell: A Running Diary of the Collapse of all Collapses

A (hopefully) cathartic exercise in facing the demons of the Bearcats’ round of 32 loss. When Jarron Cumberland dropped in a layup following an offensive rebound with 11:37 to play in the Cincinnati Bearcats’ round of 32 matchup with the Nevada Wolf Pack yesterday, it seemed over, but in a good way. Bearcats fans were ready to celebrate. All they had to do was wait as UC closed...

Mick Cronin has head-scratching quote after Cincinnati loss

Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin had a head-scratching quote following his team’s loss to Nevada on Sunday.The No. 7 seeded Wolf Pack advanced to the Sweet 16 thanks to a 75-73 victory over the No. 2 seeded Bearcats. Following Cincinnati’s loss, Cronin said he “doesn’t care” about the Sweet 16. For him, it’s all about the national championship. Not surprisingly, it was correctly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cronin, Washington, and Evans III Recap Bearcats' Loss to Nevada in NCAA Tournament

Head coach Mick Cronin and Bearcats' Kyle Washington and Jacob Evans III recap the Bearcats' heartbreaking loss to Nevada in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati blew game despite 99.9 percent win probability

Wondering how big of a choke job Cincinnati executed against Nevada on Sunday? The stats are doing them no favors.ESPN’s metrics which track win probability assigned Cincinnati a 99.9 percent win probability after they went up 65-43 with 11:17 left in the game. Gambletron had them at a 99.5 percent win probability: Another chart shows how rapidly things changed: What this tells us...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Recap: Bearcats Collapse, Fall to Nevada 75-73

Wolf Pack stormed back from 22-point deficit. That was predictable. Cincinnati lost in the most Cincinnati way possible. A soul-crushing meltdown on national television after showing flashes of brilliance that had fans thinking about the Elite Eight and Final Four. It couldn’t have ended any other way. The Bearcats opened the game with their best two minutes of offense of the...

Twitter reacts to Cincinnati’s epic collapse against Nevada

Cincinnati blew a 22-point lead against Nevada in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, and Twitter was not kind with their reactions.The Wolf Pack trailed 65-43 with under 12 minutes remaining in the game, but they did not quit. They fought back, tied the game in the final seconds, and then won on Josh Hall’s winning shot.Nevada’s Twitter account freaked out after they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Googins & Yoakam Recap Bearcats' Wild 9-8 Victory Over Toledo

Cincinnati Baseball Head Coach Scott Googins & RHP Jarod Yoakam (W, 2.2 IP, 0 R, 0 H) recap the Bearcats' 9-8 win over Toledo to secure a series victory.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Googins Recaps Bearcats Loss To Toledo

Cincinnati Baseball Head Coach Scott Googins recaps the Bearcats' 13-7 loss to Toledo on Saturday, evening the weekend series at 1-1.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Hoard Talks With Bearcats' Gary Clark Before Second Round of NCAA Tournament

Voice of the Bearcats Dan Hoard talks with Bearcats' senior Gary Clark prior to the second round matchup against Nevada in the NCAA Tournament.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clark, Washington, and Evans III Talk to the Media About Bearcats' Matchup Against Nevada

Bearcats Gary Clark, Kyle Washington, and Jacob Evans III talk to the media about their NCAA Second Round matchup against Nevada Sunday in Nashville.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wendy’s, Ruth’s Chris, It Doesn’t Matter. The Bearcats are here to Contend

The Bearcats aren’t taking anything for granted, no matter where they eat. Somewhere deep in the southeast between New Orleans and Atlanta earlier this week, Ron Hunter strolled into a Wendy’s with all the confidence in the world. Busing back to campus with the Georgia State basketball team right after Selection Sunday, the Panthers’ coach ordered them Baconators, crispy nuggets...

Cincinnati Bearcats Suddenly Favorites to Win South, Reach Final Four

Virginia’s historic loss clears lane for the Bearcats. Maybe, just maybe this is Cincinnati’s year after all. UMBC’s historic 74-54 thrashing of top-seeded Virginia makes Cincinnati the odds-on favorite to win the south region and advance to the Final Four in San Antonio. This is unfamiliar territory for everybody. Something good happened? For Cincinnati sports? When the brackets...

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter has hilarious comment about facing Cincinnati

Ron Hunter is back in the NCAA Tournament, and he’s bringing the quotes.The Georgia State coach is set to face second-seeded Cincinnati in the tournament’s opening round, and he’s well aware that his players are heavy underdogs. He knows that there are major differences between his team and the Bearcats, but at the end of the day, he’s not worried. Last we saw Hunter, he’d torn his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cronin cites bizarre stat after question about Cincy's defense

Cincinnati is having another great season after winning 30 games a year ago and making its seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, but the Bearcats have lost two of their last four games after winning 16 straight prior to that. Poor defense has been one of the reasons for the slip, but head coach Mick Cronin doesn’t seem to want to hear it.As his team prepares for yet another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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