Cincinnati recorded the second-most wins (30-6) in school history, tied the school mark for most conference victories (16-2), recorded the fourth undefeated home season (18-0) in Fifth Third Arena’s 28 years and made its seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
The Bearcats were nationally ranked for a Mick Cronin coaching era record 15 weeks, climbing as high as No. 11.
Troy Caupain and Kyle Washington earned Second Team All-Conference honors while Jacob Evans and Gary Clark were selection to the American Championship All-Tournament team … The Bearcats advanced to the American Championship title game.
Cincinnati shot 62.8 percent (27 of 43) against Kansas State – a school record for an NCAA Tournament game.
Troy Caupain ranked fifth in the nation with a 3.4-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio and completed his career as the only player in school history with more than 1,300 points and 500 assists. He handed out a school-record 515 career assists and tallied 1,317 career points, tying Cashmere Wright for 22nd-place on UC’s all-time scoring list.
Mick Cronin earned his 300th career coaching victory.
Climbed to No. 16 among the nation’s winningest programs with 1,757 wins.
Program ranked No. 10 in the nation in the Associated Press listing of Top 100 programs based on all-time weekly polls.