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Cincinnati Coach Mick Cronin Has to Be Held Back by Players Against UConn

CINCINNATI, OH - FEBRUARY 6:  Head coach Mick Cronin of the Cincinnati Bearcats instructs his team during the game against the Connecticut Huskies at Fifth Third Arena on February 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati won its 15th straight game, 63-58 over the Huskies. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIMarch 1, 2014

Normally it's coaches who hold back players, but we saw the opposite Saturday.

Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin reacted quite aggressively to a call during the team's game against the Connecticut Huskies, getting in the face of one of the referees. Cronin got so upset that his players held him back.

Somehow Cronin avoided getting a technical.


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