February 14th Roll Out

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Bearcats News

Back against the wall

I’d agree that UC plays better when they are backed into a corner but the Bearcats don’t have any room for error in the next couple of weeks. Going 4 – 2 over the next six games gives UC an 11 – 7 Big East record going into MSG. They’ll certainly be ‘Dancing’ with those numbers but if they go 3 – 3 over that same span, Cincinnati will need to do some damage in the Big East tournament.

Bearcats Turnover Margin Has Turned Negative: Can It Be Fixed?

Basically a lot has gone wrong on the offensive end in the past few games (St. John’s aside) and you can point to the turnover margin as the culprit. UC needs to fix this and fast for them to make a run at the NCAA Tournament.

Other UC Stuff

Examining the Schedule – Women’s BB has a favorable schedule to finish the year white hot.

Bearcat Friday: American Modern Insurance Group & Amelia Elementary School

How Mick Uses His Movie Memory To Make Points

UC in Bracketology – A compilation of Cincinnati’s post-season scenarios.

Griffin leaps into pages of Miami Herald – He’s a solid football player and even does his own game films.

Schaffer talks Books – JK is such a smarty.

BEast News

West Virginia reaches settlement with Big East to join Big 12

Pitt, Syracuse won’t try to join ACC this fall – At least something’s going the Big East’s way.

Nati News

The Science of Hitting II: Brandon Phillips and Drew Stubbs

Around the Nation

Immediate eligibility for transfers under consideration by the NCAA – Chaos is what it sounds like.

Yoenis Cespedes agrees to 4-year, $36 million deal with Oakland Athletics – Where’s the moneyball?

Big 12 schedule finally released – Big East, Mountain West, C-USA should follow

Sporting Valentine’s Day wishes from Campus Union