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  1. Cincinnati aims to keep leading scorer Sean Kilpatrick fresh during preseason

    Sep 29, 2013, 4:40 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Cincinnati v Georgetown

    Entering the 2012-13 season there were high hopes for Cincinnati wing Sean Kilpatrick and the redshirt senior certainly didn’t disappoint, averaging 17.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for a team that reached the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive season under head coach Mick Cronin. Kilpatrick’s production opened a door in the form of…

  2. Abdul-Malik Abu and Jared Terrell to announce September 7

    Aug 25, 2013, 3:40 PM EDT

    Expressions Elite

    Expressions Elite teammates Abdul-Malik Abu and Jared Terrell have cut their respective list of offers to 10, then four and as of Saturday have reached a conclusion for their college decisions. On Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, the duo will announce their commitments. Abu, a 6-foot-8 power forward from Kimball…

  3. Report: Cincinnati and Nebraska agree to home-and-home series

    Jun 9, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT

    Cincinnati and Nebraska

    Cincinnati and Nebraska have agreed in principle to play a home-and-home series beginning in Cincinnati for the 2013-14 season. Officials at Cincinnati have said that a contract has not been signed, but the schools have a verbal agreement. The schools have only met on the hardwood three times–Cincinnati has won all three–with the most recent…

  4. Five-star forward Jermaine Lawrence commits to Cincinnati

    Feb 3, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

    Mick Cronin

    Jermaine Lawrence, a 6-9, 190-pound native of Queens, N.Y., has committed to coach Mick Cronin and the Cincinnati Bearcats, he announced via a series of pictures on his Tumblr page Sunday. Lawrence chose Cincinnati over St. John’s and UNLV. He becomes the fifth commit in Cincinnati’s 2013 class, joining Kevin Johnson, Troy Caupain, DeShaun Morman,…

  5. Michael Carter-Williams dunks as well has he dishes out assists (VIDEO)

    Jan 21, 2013, 11:45 PM EDT

    Photo via The Daily Orange

    Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams has had a sensational sophomore season. the highly touted distributor did not see much action last season because he was behind the likes of Scoop Jardine, Dion Waiters and Brandon Triche. But when he did get in, he did things like this. Through 19 games this season, the 6-foot-6 Massachusetts-native is…

  6. Report: UConn Athletic Director denies Catholic 7 rumors

    Jan 11, 2013, 9:52 PM EDT

    Kevin Ollie

    The defection of the Catholic 7 and Louisville’s recent acceptance to the ACC, have left teams like UConn and Cincinnati left in a Big East Conference that looks more and more like Conference USA. Both Cincinnati and UConn are looking for new homes and Friday, following a meeting among Big East administrators in Dallas, rumors began…

  7. Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin enjoying the Big East while it lasts

    Jan 5, 2013, 12:04 AM EDT

    Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin reacts during the first half of the men's NCAA East Regional basketball game against the Ohio State Buckeyes in Boston

    It has to be a bittersweet season for Mick Cronin and his Cincinnati Bearcats. Cincinnati started off the season with 12 straight wins, before a tough home loss to New Mexico. The Bearcats bounced back to beat No. 24 Pitt on the road to open Big East conference play. Along with Louisville, Syracuse, and Georgetown,…

  8. Pregame Shootaround 12.19.12: Twelve Top 25 teams in action Wednesday night

    Dec 19, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT

    Cashmere Wright

    Each day, CollegeBasketballTalk brings you the “Pregame Shootaround,” which will lay out a preview for the slate of games that night. We’ll take a look at some key match-ups and important games, as well as make some predictions and point out what you need to watch for. Take a look below at today’s edition: Note:…

  9. Cincinnati e-mails show school administrators mulling options in Big 12, ACC

    Dec 11, 2012, 12:01 PM EDT


    For the moment, the Cincinnati Bearcats remain in a holding pattern as they watch more member schools defect from the Big East, a conference that it has called home since 2005. But as pieces shift, most recently Louisville to the ACC and Rutgers to the Big Ten, it doesn’t mean that school administrators aren’t looking…

  10. Arsalan Kazemi to transfer from Rice

    Sep 17, 2012, 10:07 PM EDT

    UAB Rice Basketball

    Rice coach Ben Braun had problems with turnover before, but he might’ve just received this season’s finishing blow. Owl’s senior-to-be Arsalan Kazemi has requested and received a release from his scholarship and is looking to transfer to a high-major school for his final season of eligibility, the school announced in a release. The release also…

  11. DePaul making push on recruiting trail for Our Savior shot-blocker Chris Obekpa

    Apr 15, 2012, 12:05 PM EDT


    With all of the big signings and impending decisions at the top of the 2012 class, let us not forget the quality players still uncommitted in the latter half of the Top 100. That group includes Our Savior New American’s (N.Y.) Chris Obekpa, a 6-8, 225-pound forward and perhaps the best shot-blocker in the class,…

  12. State of Ohio sends four teams to Sweet 16, 1st time ever

    Mar 19, 2012, 11:24 AM EDT


    If British Prime Minister David Cameron reflects back on his time at the First Four games in Dayton, Ohio, then glances at the 2012 NCAA bracket, he will have thought that he took a trip to the country’s most fertile basketball grounds. As it stands now, four teams from Ohio are dancing in the Sweet…

  13. Tourney champion Louisville is face of changing Big East

    Mar 10, 2012, 11:33 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–Welcome to the future of the Big East. For the first time in the history of the conference, the tournament title game featured two teams who were not members of the league at the time of its formation, and this is what we got. In front of a crowd that was at less than…

  14. March in bloom: Cincinnati tops No. 13 Georgetown in 2 OTs

    Mar 8, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–It didn’t go to six overtimes like we’ve seen before at Madison Square Garden, but Cincinnati’s double-overtime win over No. 13 Georgetown on Thursday afternoon reaffirmed one thing: March is in full swing. After a layup by Georgetown’s Henry Sims tied the game with 28 seconds remaining in the second overtime, Cashmere Wright drove…