— Cincinnati Bearcats (@GoBEARCATS) March 6, 2014
Consider this a vast improvement over any of the previous itterations from Adidas, sleaves and all. The 2012 uniform will always have a special place in my heart, because merely thinking of them makes me think of the run in the garden beating Georgetown and Cuse. It makes me think of the sweet 16 run and those events can never invoke negative feelings from myself.
This year's tournament special's look departs from the new tradition of taking the core identity of a given school and making that identity as bright as possible while still falling somewhere on the ragged edge of the visible spectrum of color. I would consider keeping that strategy if I was Adidas.
Here is the full array of Adidas schools in their tricked out tournament specials.