Cincinnati Bearcats


Cincinnati Knocks Syracuse Express Off Its Rails, Out Of Big East Tournament

Sean Kilpatrick keyed Cincinnati’s early 3-point barrage and scored 18 points as the Bearcats held on for a 71-68 victory over No. 2 Syracuse on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.


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Rothstein Files: Cincinnati’s Gates Comes Of Age In Victory

Yancy Gates has always been the unborn star. A waste of talent? It certainly looked like it — until recently.


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Rothstein Files: Hall Of A Chance: Willard, Pirates With Legit Shot At NCAA Tournament

No one predicted it in October — but on February 14, Seton Hall has a legitimate chance to go where they haven’t been since 2006 — the NCAA Tournament.


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Cincinnati Wastes Little Time Putting St. John’s In Its Place

Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 14 points in the opening 5 minutes of the second half and Cincinnati went on to a 76-54 victory over St. John’s on Wednesday night.


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Rutgers Beats Cincinnati 61-54, Rice Gets 100th Win

Eli Carter scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Rutgers defeated Cincinnati 61-54 to give coach Mike Rice his 100th win on Saturday night.


Head coach Mick Cronin of the Cincinnati Bearcats. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Fight With Xavier Has Helped Rally Cincinnati

After the Bearcats nasty brawl at the end of their game with Xavier on December 10th, Mick Cronin finally had found the right moment to connect with his team — even if it wasn’t under the best of circumstances.


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Rothstein Files: News And Notes Around College Hoops

Ed Cooley still has a long ways to go in making Providence a Big East power but the first-year coach has done an admirable job with the Friars during the early portion of the season.


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Cincinnati Beats Syracuse 30-13

Cincinnati beat Syracuse 30-13 on Saturday to remain in the running for the Big East title.


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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

There are absolutely no excuses for the Bearcats’ 56-54 loss to Presbyterian. But this team desperately needs to get their full complement of able bodies together if they want to be playing solid basketball at the start of the Big East season.


The Connecticut Huskies celebrate their 69-58 win over the Cincinnati Bearcats during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Verizon Center on March 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kemba’s 33 Powers UConn Past Cincy

Kemba Walker scored 33 points and the conference that was supposedly so powerful at last put a member into the NCAA tournament’s regional semifinals Saturday night when Connecticut knocked off league foe Cincinnati 69-58.


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Big East Foes UConn, Cincy Meet In Round Of 32

The Big East is just too big and too good to fit into the usual tidy constraints of the NCAA tournament bracket. So it will come about on Saturday that Connecticut and Cincinnati will meet in the round of 32, the first time in NCAA tournament history an intraconference game has been played before the round of 16.


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UConn Snaps Two Game Losing Streak

Walker scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, after a courtside fan took to taunting him, and 14th-ranked Connecticut snapped out of its slump by beating Cincinnati 67-59 on Sunday.