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Notre Dame Wrap Up

Cincinnati beats Notre Dame 71-55 // Bearcat Lair

"It feels real good," said Gates after the game. "It’s hard watching your team play every night on TV. I was just thinking about going to the tournament, really. Every game we win gets us closer to going to the tournament in my senior year."

UC cruises past Notre Dame for seventh consecutive win //

It turns out that all those concerns about how the University of Cincinnati basketball team would adjust to the return of Yancy Gates were unfounded. In retrospect, they even seem a bit silly.

Says the man who tried his best to fan those very flames

The more things change... - Paul Dehner

"People say is that going to mess you up, those guys coming back?" Cronin said. "We need them. To think youa re going to be able to play that small throughout 18 games in the Big East was probably unrealistic. Guys are going to wear down over time. The versatility is the key."

Sometimes its easy to hate the media. They ask stupid questions a lot.

Other Bearcat News

Baseball Picked 7th in BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll // University of Cincinnati Official Athletics Site

The University of Cincinnati baseball team is predicted to finish the 2012 season seventh in BIG EAST Conference standings after the league announced its preseason coaches’ poll and all-conference team on Wednesday. The Bearcats, who finished 2011 in a four-way tie for fourth place in the BIG EAST with a 14-13 league record and 30-27 overall, received 64 votes to place seventh in the preseason poll, which was voted on by the conference’s 12 head coaches.

Hollins' 22 Not Enough As USF Beats UC, 58-53 // University of Cincinnati Official Athletics Site

CINCINNATI – Dayeesha Hollins (Cincinnati, Ohio/Winton Woods/Michigan) scored a game-high 22 points, but it wasn’t enough as the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team (9-6, 0-2 BIG EAST) was defeated by the USF Bulls (9-6, 1-0 BIG EAST), 58-55, on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Fifth Third Arena.

Also Happening Last Night

West Virginia vaporizes Clemson, BCS record book in (yet another) underachieving Orange Bowl - Dr. Saturday - NCAAF Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Tavon Austin is rather good. The ACC continues to suck.