The Transfer Portal Giveth and Taketh Away: Bearcats Add Another Big Man

The transfer portal is an interesting place. Though a new phenomenon, I expect most players will ultimately depart the portal with their sights trained on a shiny, new university destination. UC has seen its fair share of portal activity following Cronin's departure for UCLA, including Rashawn Fredericks (F), Nysier Brooks (C), Eliel Nsoseme (C), and…

Mike Bohn, Luke Fickell, and the Search Committee Has a Direction: The John Brannen Era Is Officially Underway!

Smoke is pouring from the tiny chimney perched atop Varsity Village, as the University of Cincinnati has chosen John Brannen to replace Mick Cronin as the men's head basketball coach. The terms of the deal, reportedly, are six years for $1.5MM, with significant performance-based incentives. His path to Clifton has been long and winding, including…

Mick Cronin Bolts to UCLA

If you don't know, now you know... Mick Cronin has departed Clifton (and his alma mater) for Westwood, CA, accepting the head coaching position at UCLA. The deal is reportedly for $24MM over the next six years, approximately $4MM a year for my mathematically-deficient readers. His current contract, which Cronin sought to renegotiate, was for…