Daily Dirt II – 4/12/19

Busy day. Wanted to clear a few things off my plate with a second Daily Dirt of the day. Headed to sunny Toronto in the morning for a week… Obviously a lot of talk surrounding Northern Kentucky’s John Brannen at Cincinnati. A couple of other names making the rounds right now are former Vanderbilt head

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REPORT: Mick Cronin to UCLA

Multiple reports, including one from the Bruin Report Online, have confirmed that Mick Cronin will become the next head basketball coach at UCLA. According to the report, Cronin will ink a six-year deal worth $24 million. The pact will also include an increased salary pool for his assistants, and charter flights for all road games.

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/17/19

Coaches have gone wild in the American Athletic Conference with three ejections in the past two nights. Tuesday night, Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin was ejected for arguing a shot clock issue. Last night, both UConn head coach Dan Hurley, and Tulsa head coach Frank Haith were booted for arguing…with each other! The fairly amusing

Continue Reading → Daily News – 10/26/18

Good article HERE from the on why TCU head coach Jamie Dixon felt compelled to hire Scott Cross as an assistant. Cross, who had spent the past 12-seasons as the head coach at UT Arlington, was unexpectedly dismissed back in March after a 21-13 season. Dixon realized that he was one of the good

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Cincinnati’s Cronin Nets 300th Career Victory

18th-ranked Cincinnati knocked off Tulsa 80-60 on Saturday, securing the 300th career victory for Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin. UC has now won 24 straight home game while improving their overall record to 24-3, 13-1 in the American Athletic Conference. Cronin is in his 11th season as the head coach at Cincinnati, where he has

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Former University of Cincinnati Standout DerMarr Johnson Added to Bearcats Basketball Staff

Former University of Cincinnati men’s basketball standout DerMarr Johnson has returned to the program as a student assistant coach Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin has announced. Johnson will assist the program while taking classes to complete his degree at UC. “He loves basketball, Cronin said. “It’s a chance for him to pursue his degree. Obviously,

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HOT RUMOR: Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin Involved at UNLV

Multiple reports have surfaced over the past 24-hours surrounding Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin and his involvement at UNLV.  The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported earlier that Cronin is a candidate to replace Dave Rice as the head coach of the Runnin’ Rebels.  The Lobo Lair  has gone a step further and reported that Cronin will be visiting UNLV

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