From The Athletic: A salute to UC's Gary Clark.

This was originally published in The Athletic.

When you get a bunch of UC fans together in the same place — whether it’s a real, actual place or somewhere on the internet — inevitably the conversation will drift toward a few different places:

— Where you were when Kenyon Martin broke his leg in 2000 (Martino’s in Clifton, drunkenly and incorrectly yelling at dejected customers that the Bearcats were still Final Four-bound; I’m really glad Twitter didn’t exist then);

— Where you were when Tony Pike hit Armon Binns for the go-ahead touchdown against Pitt (in the visiting broadcast booth at Heinz Field, which I treated the way a lead singer from the 70s treated his hotel room);

— Bob Huggins, and the people in our lives who are still upset that he’s no longer UC’s coach (yes, these people do exist);

— Irrational hatred of JP Macura (irrational because while JP’s teams have gone 3-1 against the Bearcats, he’s never had any big, memorable on-court moments against...

To read my entire piece, go to The Athletic.

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