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UC Embarrassed by Notre Dame
Notre Dame 89 Cincinnati 51. Pathetic. GIFSoup
Posted: 3/10/2011 8:58 PM in Bearcats Blog
ND 73, UC 48 – 7:51 2nd half
UC has not played like a team that talked a lot last night about wanting to gain national respect against fourth-ranked Notre Dame. The Bearcats have been simply overwhelmed by Notre Dame’s offensive execution and by the Irish defense, which has taken...
Posted: 3/10/2011 8:41 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 55, UC 39 – 15:16 2nd half
UC and ND traded baskets for a while, but now the Irish are carving up UC’s defense, using a lot of screens and back cuts to get layup after layup. More bad news for UC: Gates has picked up his third foul, although he stayed in the game.
Posted: 3/10/2011 8:16 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 40, UC 30 – halftime
Every time UC gets back to within five or seven points, the Irish knock down a three. They’ve made 8 of 16 from long range and most of those shots have been deflating for a team trying to stay close after falling behind by 12. UC is shooting just 37.5...
Posted: 3/10/2011 7:51 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 33, UC 26 – 2:42 1st half
UC is fortunate to be this close considering how badly it’s shooting and how well ND is shooting. The Bearcats are shooting 37.9 percent but have 9 offensive rebounds. Dion Dixon is keeping UC in the game with 10 points. He”s 4-5 and has made two 3-pointers....
Posted: 3/10/2011 7:42 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 26, UC 17 – 7:47 1st half
UC tried a zone momentarily, not a good idea the way this Notre Dame team shoots from long range. Tim Abromaitis immediately busted it with a trey. Abromaitis has 12 points and has made 4 of 5 from long range.
Posted: 3/10/2011 7:31 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 13, UC 10 – 11:51 1st half
Yancy Gates is not enjoying the freedom of movement around the basket that he had last night against USF. Defensively, the Bearcats have done a better job of getting down the floor to stop ND’s transition game. And Hansbrough has quieted down. The Bearcats...
Posted: 3/10/2011 7:23 PM in UC Athletics Blog
ND 13, UC 5 – 13:52 1st half
The Bearcats are having a hard time getting untracked offensively. They’re 2-7 while ND has already knocked down three treys, two by league player of the year Ben Hansbrough. The Irish are also looking to run, even after made baskets.
Posted: 3/10/2011 7:16 PM in UC Athletics Blog
What’s on the line
If UC wins tonight against No. 4 Notre Dame, it would be the highest ranked opponent the Bearcats have beaten since Feb. 22, 2003 when they beat Louisville, 101-80, at Fifth Third Arena. UC is 3-5 this season against Top 25 opponents, with the three wins...
Posted: 3/10/2011 6:32 PM in UC Athletics Blog
Big East Tournament GameThread
Take care of business boys so we can do another one of these tomorrow. Post Away and go Cats
Posted: 3/10/2011 6:00 PM in Down The Drive
 

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