Empty building save about 30 college basketball players warming up. Cincinnati (17-8, 7-5) is about an hour away from hosting Providence College (13-13, 2-11). Though the Bearcats struggled with the other Big East bottom feeder in DePaul they should pound PC.
For a team aspiring to advance a few rounds in the NCAA Tournament PC is a must win. They are a very, very young team. Talent on the PC roster is spotty, but will improve steadily next fall.
PC is bringing in electric yet mercurial 5-star SG Richard Ledo and gamebreaking G Kris Dunn. Together they represent the best PC recruiting class in at least 20 years. Alas they will not be playing tonight.
Cincinnati has the advantage at all both Guard/Post. PC does have a few budding wings in freshman LaDontae Henton and sophomore Gerard Coleman. More on the starters UC will face in a minute.