How critical was the shot that Gerry McNamara dropped in against Cincinnati? Well, if it had not fallen through the net in Madison Square Garden Wednesday, he and his Syracuse teammates would be playing in an NIT game next week. Their NCAA Tournament hopes remain alive, though, with a Thursday game vs. Connecticut on tap next.
Senior Jihad Muhammad helps power the Bearcats to victory against Miami at U.S. Bank Arena.
December 28, 2005
With a victory in their hands, Slats is starting to gel and form a bond. Bearcat Insider was there and has a full report with quotes from Jihad Muhammed, Devan Downey and DeAndre Coleman.
Cincinnati needed a floor leader who can make people better and makes quality decisions late in the game. Bob Huggins & Co. appear to have found their man in San Jacinto Junior College point guard Jihad Muhammad.