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Talent, Experience, Leading to Growth

Talent, Experience, Leading to Growth

It has been a rough patch of years for University of Cincinnati basketball fans. In the time following the school's separation from once beloved head coach Bob Huggins in 2005, the Bearcats experienced a fall from both grace and national prominence, directly coinciding with the university's inclusion into the Big East conference, arguably the toughest college basketball league in the nation.

The past two seasons have seen head coach Mick Cronin at the helm. The one time Huggins assistant returned to the Queen City prior to the 2006-2007 season, and with a team quickly pieced together with junior college recruits, transfer players, and even a UC football player the Bearcats struggled to an 11-19 record, including a poor 2-14 mark in Big East play. Year two under Cronin would begin... Recommended Stories

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