off the conference call with Mick Cronin regarding UC's inclusion in this year's
NIT. The Bearcats will play Big Sky opponent
finals week, so playing a home game is something we were hoping for," said
Cronin, whose squad could play
Sunday night, he didn't know much about
"Whenever you can win games in March, it's a good habit to create for your program, starting in the conference tournament and then in your postseason, wherever it may be," Cronin said. "Especially when you have lot of young players, you're creating habits. That's creating winning habits in March, which is what college basketball is all about. Now that we have this opportunity, we have to make the most of it."
As for Rashad Bishop, who was suspended for the Big East tournament because of the violation of team rules?
"I have no comment," Cronin said. "His status remains unchanged."