Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One … last … time.
Otto Porter Jr. scored 18 points and No. 5 Georgetown advanced to the Big East Tournament semifinals, recovering from a mid-game hiccup to beat Cincinnati, 62-43, on Thursday.
The number one thing that stands out from Cincinnati? Veteran experience.
Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin is quick to point out the one thing that will ultimately determine his team’s fate during the upcoming season.
By Jon Rothstein » More Columns Yancy Gates was the cornerstone. Four years ago, the burly big man represented the focal point of Mick Cronin’s plan to lead Cincinnati back from college basketball’s purgatory. After a […]
Dorian Finney-Smith’s decision to transfer to Florida is just another example of a quality player the Gators didn’t get out of high school but eventually landed.
Yancy Gates has always been the unborn star. A waste of talent? It certainly looked like it — until recently.
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.
Mick Cronin might be from Cincinnati, but a piece of him is built like he grew up in New York.
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.