CINCINNATI BEARCATS WOMENS BASKETBALL
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Conference:American Athletic Conference
Arena:Fifth Third Arena
Head Coach: Michelle Clark-Heard
Cincinnati Bearcats Women's Basketball TicketsThe Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team competes in the NCAA's American Athletic Conference. The first year of competition for the program was the 1971-1972 season with Mary Jo Huismann as head coach. Huismann guided the fledgling program for three seasons while accumulating an 18-24 record. The women's basketball team at the University of Cincinnati has been invited to play in the NCAA Tournament on four occasions. The team's most successful tournament appearance was in 2002 when the Bearcats made it to the second round of college basketball's largest basketball tournament. The Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team won one conference championship in 2002 while competing in Conference USA. The team was also runner-ups to the conference championship on three other occasions. The Conference USA success and the last of the three NCAA Tournament appearances took place under the direction of head coach Laurie Pirtle. A year ago, the women's basketball team at the University of Cincinnati finished third in the American Athletic Conference and made it to the quarterfinal round of the WNIT. You can purchase Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where can I see a Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball game?The home games for the Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team are played at the Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 12,012 seat Fifth Third Arena was originally constructed in 1989 and underwent an $87 million renovation in 2018.
When can I see a Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball game?The 2019-2020 regular season for the Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team officially began with a November 5 game against the University of Utah at Fifth Third Arena. The four-month regular season ends for the Bearcats on March 2 against East Carolina University. The Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team will compete in the American Athletic Conference Tournament on March 6.
What players will I see at a Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball game?Junior Forward Limar'i Thomas played in 35 games and started in 24 for the Bearcats a year ago. Thomas averaged 12.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game as a sophomore. She also led the Bearcats in scoring in 13 games and was the team leader for rebounding in 21 games. Thomas is averaging 18.7 points and 8.2 rebounds per game for the 2019-2020 season. Angel Rizor started all 35 games for the Bearcats women's basketball team a year ago as a junior. Rizor was a solid contributor to the team with a 9.2 scoring average to go along with 6.6 rebounds per game. This year, Rizor is averaging 11.9 points and seven rebounds per game. Antoinette Miller started every game for the Bearcats a year ago, scoring 13.6 points a game to go along with 5.2 assists. The senior guard also contributed 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 steals a year ago. This season, Miller is averaging 15.6 points a game and has dished out a total of 95 assists.
Who is the coach of the Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team?Michelle Clark-Heard took over as the ninth coach in Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball history in March 2018. Clark-Heard, who was once an assistant at Cincinnati, was the head coach at Western Kentucky University for the six years prior to her appointment as head coach at Cincinnati University. The women's basketball team at Cincinnati University won 24 games in its first season with Clark-Heard at the helm. This win total is the most ever for a first-year head coach at the school. It is also the highest win total for the program in 17 years.
What women's basketball players have been honored by Cincinnati University?Cheryl Cook was inducted into the Cincinnati University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1995. Cook led the Bearcats in scoring each of her final three seasons at Cincinnati. She was also the team's leading rebounder in her senior season with 7.9 rebounds per game. Cook's 27.4 and 27.5 scoring averages for her junior and senior seasons respectively are the top two season scoring averages in team history. The 2,367 points Cooks scored in her career was good enough for seventh all-time when her playing days were completed. Cheryl Cook is the first women's basketball player at Cincinnati University to have her number retired.
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