The Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball program represents the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. The school's team competes in NCAA Division I as part of the American Athletic Conference. The Bearcats are coached by Mick Cronin, who has been UC's head coach since 2006.
With nearly 1800 total wins, the Bearcats are one of the 20 winningest basketball programs of all-time. The school's merits include 2 National Titles, 6 Final Fours, and 32 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament appearances. As of 2018, Cincinnati has appeared in 8 consecutive NCAA Tournaments, and 22 of the last 27, with an all-time tournament record of 45–30. There have also been 41 All-American honors issued to Bearcats as well.
Cincinnati has been playing its home games since 1989 at Fifth Third Arena, which holds 13,176 fans plus overflow. The Bearcats played their home games for the 2017–18 season in the 9,400 seat BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky while their home arena was renovated, which will be ready for the 2018-19 season, the renovated arena will hold 12,012.
Fifth Third Arena