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Thoughts from a Night at UC

Great place to watch a game. Only about 13K capacity. Not a bad seat in the house. We were in the middle, 1st row of the upper section. Great seats. Nobody in the row with us. Great beer selection, local & national brews both available.

UC came out with big time intensity coming off the loss at Memphis. Our collective response to that intensity was to fold. We needed a true, big time PG to settle the group down & get the team good shots. We don't have one of those guys that is healthy.

2nd half was a better effort overall, especially with Jackson taking over the game. Needed Newton to show up & he did not. We had a couple of big defensive stops down around 6-7 points & never really capitalized offensively to make UC really sweat. Newton, in particular, had a wide open 3 late that he has to make. My wife summed it up by saying "if your best scorer shows up, you guys could win here."

Obligatory, worthless mask rules in effect, that were ignored by over 50% of the crowd. The "it's OK to drink beer & eat without a mask, but put them on at all other times" rhetoric was mostly ignored by the crowd. Even the AD had a public service announcement on the big screen, stating this policy. They handed out masks at the door for anyone that wanted them - which is nice if you want people to wear them. Not in the mood for any mask debates or lectures, just stating what I saw last night.

Stayed in Covington, overlooking the river at a Marriott Courtyard. Only 5 miles from the arena. Free parking 2 blocks away, overlooking the soccer complex. Dinner beforehand at the Keystone Bar & Grill = WED is $5 build your burger night with beer discounts in Covington. Good stuff.

My fault for not making a meet up happen, CincyPirate. Will definitely do it this fall when we win at Nippert. Not sure if we play up there in baseball, if we do - I'll be there.

Posted: 01/13/2022 at 1:07PM


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