In a reversal of a 2017 policy, President Trump directed Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to create a policy that will grant service academy athletes the ability to play professionally after graduation. Seeing the bright and beautiful faces of the Army football team again must've made him have a change of heart. That annual … Continue reading President Trump Reverses Policy, Allows Service Academy Athletes to Go Pro After Graduation
For the past decade, UC has been a basketball school. Basketball thrived, while football was inconsistent and mediocre at times. The late 2000s, 2009 in specific, were the prime of Bearcat football, however they have returned to the success level of that time. Despite both the football and basketball teams having great seasons in 2018-19, … Continue reading Is Cincinnati Returning to a Football School?
The NCAA Basketball Rules Committee has recommended five rule changes for the 2020-21 season. Moving the three point line back to the international line and a 20 second shot clock after offensive rebounds have been tested in recent years in the NIT. The rest of the proposed changes are: Players being assessed Flagrant 2 technical … Continue reading NCAA Basketball Rules Committee Suggest Rule Changes
The University of Missouri in Kansas City has never been a big school, physically or financially. It has grown significantly in the last few decades, but still only boasts a 16,000-student enrollment. If athletics is the front porch, what gets people to notice you, then the 'Roos porch is in need of a complete overhaul. … Continue reading How Football Could Be a Way Forward for UMKC Athletics
All of the Tiger Woods news can take the backseat to this one. With Mick Cronin departing for UCLA, Cincinnati has looked no further than a 15 minute drive down I-471 in search for a new leader. A new era in #Bearcats basketball begins today! Welcome @coachbrannen! pic.twitter.com/GlmuzrnEar — Cincinnati Men’s Hoops (@GoBearcatsMBB) April 14, … Continue reading Bearcats Hire John Brannen
Why do people decide to mess with perfection? The NCAA decided to change some rules for the NIT games as part of some grand experiment to see if these changes are good for the game. I'm not sure what James Naismith would think about these changes, but I know what I think about them. … Continue reading What is the NIT Trying to do to Basketball?
A Cincinnati born and Bearcat educated coach may leave his roots. Mick Cronin has been named as a top candidate for the UCLA and Virginia Tech head coach position. Would Coach Cronin truly depart from his Alma Mater for money, leaving behind the success he has had? Cronin is a phenomenal coach. It should be … Continue reading Are the Bearcats In Jeopardy of Losing Cronin?
Despite being AAC champions, Cincinnati will head to the Big Dance as a seven seed in the South region. The Bearcats will travel north to Columbus and play the tenth seeded Iowa Hawkeyes, a great matchup and location. The 1 seed in the South region is Virginia, who failed to win a game as a … Continue reading Cincinnati Receives 7 Seed for March Madness
Mick Cronin has the Bearcats right where they should always be; on top. Back-to-back AAC champions, and they were both so sweet A determined Cincinnati team showed up today, and Jarron Cumberland led the charge. Make that ???? ? ???? @American_MBB Tourney ??????!#Bearcats | #AmericanHoops pic.twitter.com/MgcwHkvRPc — Cincinnati Men’s Hoops (@GoBearcatsMBB) March 17, 2019 Cumberland … Continue reading Cincinnati Repeats as AAC Champs
With the regular season finishing up on Sunday, the AAC tournament bracket has been finalized. The seedings are: Houston Cincinnati Temple UCF Memphis Wichita State Tulsa USF UConn SMU East Carolina Tulane It's here! The 2019 @AirForceReserve @American_MBB Championship bracket is set - all the action begins on Thursday at @FedExForum! ?Bracket Announcement and Team-by-Team … Continue reading AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview