NEW YORK – Camouflage-patterned shorts. Neon-trimmed tops. Those special uniforms Cincinnati trotted out at the Big East tournament are pretty eye-catching, to say the least.
Bearcats coach Mick Cronin says all he cares about is that recruits like them.
Six college basketball teams are sporting the new Adidas digs during March Madness, and Cincinnati became the first men's squad to break them out Wednesday in a 61-44 victory over Providence at Madison Square Garden.
Baylor, Kansas, Louisville, Notre Dame and UCLA also planned to wear the specially designed outfits, which feature bright, garish colors and unusual print.
Baylor, Louisville and UCLA even agreed to have short sleeves on their jerseys.