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Bearcats Box Lunch: Troy Caupain, DerMarr Johnson and Camping

UC students camped out to protect their own.

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The internet is a big, wide open, scary place. Why should you have to dive into its depths and find stories that pertain to the Cincinnati Bearcats when we can do it for you? Here’s what the world wide web has to offer today.

We talked about Troy Caupain’s history with the Crosstown Shootout yesterday. He wants this one. Badly. (Tom Groeschen; Cincinnati Enquirer)

Kevin Johnson is another senior who has never beaten Xavier. Doing that would add a cherry on top of an already perfect situation for him. (Bill Koch;

DerMarr Johnson has been hired as a student assistant coach. Here’s how he got back to UC. (Bill Koch;

Cincinnati officially welcomed Rob Crook and Al Washington as assistant coaches. (

Students at UC slept outside overnight in order to guard campus statues from would be vandals from Xavier. (WKRC)

Here is why UC will win on Thursday. (John Fay; WCPO) Here is a counterpoint. Boo counterpoint. (Shannon Russell, WCPO)

What were the top 100 college football games of 2016? (Bill Connelly; SB Nation)

This is January. No. 1 Villanova and No. 4 Kentcuky lost to unranked Marquette and Tennessee, respectively, while No. 2 Kansas lost to No. 18 West Virginia. (Ricky O’Donnell; SB Nation)

Let’s hope the equipment manager version of the Crosstown Shootout is a precursor to the real thing.

That’s it for today, folks. Remember, #BeatX.