Cincinnati Bearcats forward John Newman III discussed the value of the home crowd having an impact against the Oklahoma Sooners!
During a press conference this week, Newman described the Bearcats home court advantage and looked ahead to playing Oklahoma next.
"I love our fans. They always show up for us and continue to so we just have to play a good brand of basketball and keep making them proud."
The upcoming matchup will be the Bearcats fifth straight game against a ranked opponent and is set to be broadcasted on ESPN+ and fuboTV.
Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats look ahead to meeting against Oklahoma
Cincinnati improved to 13-4 with a thrilling win over TCU in overtime, and Oklahoma moved to 14-3 after taking down West Virginia this week.
Newman posted 20 points and seven rebounds to help lead the Bearcats past TCU in a chaotic and thrilling finish inside of Fifth Third Arena.
Oklahoma is led by backcourt Javian McCollum (scores a team-high 14.9 points per game) and Otega Oweh alongside center John Hugley IV.
Wes Miller's team is hoping to secure a huge win over one of the Big 12's highest rated teams and move to 3-2 as conference play continues!