Cincinnati retains USA Today/AP Ranking, rises in BCS Ranking // Bearcats Nation
The good news is that UC is just outside the BCS top 25 at 26
UC checks in at No. 23 in latest AP poll // cincinnati.com
Its good to be idle
Zombie Zach Collaros // Bearcats Blog
Im partial to this one
"I still think that we should probably be ranked higher based on who we have back," Cronin said. "You look at the teams ranked ahead of us and we have more guys back than those teams, but we haven’t made believers out of many people yet. That’s going to be my message to our team. I don’t think we’re given very much respect.
"I just think you get overshadowed in the Big East because there's so many big media names and traditional powers," Cronin said. "We have some historically strong basketball schools in our league that I think could have a chance to rebuild. It could be an opportunity for those schools to get some legs going."
I hope everyone realises that catering to the Basketball side the equation creates ever more problems for the Football schools.
Other Bearcat News
Finan's title is UC's first BIG EAST individual cross country championship and the first conference crown for UC since Jeremy Bucher won the 1996 Conference USA Men's Cross Country Championship.
Congrats to Eric
The University of Cincinnati volleyball team defeated the South Florida Bulls 3-1 Sunday afternoon in Tampa (25-17, 26-28, 25-19, 25-21). The Bearcats, now 8-2 in BIG EAST play, were led by three hitters who recorded double-digit kills. Junior Jordanne Scott (Indianapolis, Ind. /Lawrence North) led the match with 22 kills and a .415 hitting percentage. Senior Missy Harpenau (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mother of Mercy) put down 12 kills and recorded 9 digs, just short of a double-double and a team-high. Junior Emily Hayden (Louisville, Ky. /Assumption) was close behind with 11 kills.
It was a pair of freshmen that combined to send the University of Cincinnati men's soccer team to a 1-0 win against No. 18/11 St. John's on Senior Night in Gettler Stadium. Freshman Ashani Walker scored his first career goal in the 23rd minute on an assist from classmate Cole DeNormandie to help the Bearcats (6-11-1, 2-7-0 BIG EAST) snap a three-match losing skid.
It hasn't been a great year for the mens soccer team in 2011, but the future is obviously bright