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Cincinnati Athletics | December 20, 2014

Cincinnati's Cronin to miss game vs. VCU

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati men's basketball head coach Mick Cronin did not coach Saturday's game against VCU for medical reasons. Associate head coach Larry Davis led the Bearcats in his absence.

During a routine workup for lingering headaches it was discovered that Coach Cronin has an unruptured aneurysm. Further testing is being conducted, but given this finding, he is under physician's orders to refrain from coaching until such testing has been completed.

"Coach Cronin is doing well," UC team physician Dr. Michael Donaworth. "While he would love to be courtside, he understands our decision. His health is our biggest priority."

"I appreciate the UC Health medical community for all they have done to get to the bottom of my issue as quickly as possible," Cronin said. "Obviously, I am being held out of coaching the team for precautionary reasons which I fully understand. I have total confidence in my coaching staff and players that they will be focused and ready to play today."

"The most important factor here is Mick's health, which is bigger than any game," Director of Athletics Mike Bohn said. "We will support him and his family to the fullest extent and want Mick to be our coach for a long time. We have faith in Larry Davis and our outstanding coaches and support staff to lead the program today. We are blessed to have an outstanding medical team here at UC and thank them for their efforts."

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