April 16, 2007

Gates makes choice official, I am a Bearcat

Ever since Mick Cronin was named the coach of the UC Bearcats in March of 2006, Yancy Gates has been on a name on his mind. The man-child out of Withrow was seen as a must get recruit for Cincinnati. On Monday that work paid off when Gates held a press conference to announce his intentions to commit to Cincinnati.

According to Gates it was a hard decision, but one he knew he had to make. After being offered scholarships as early as midway through his freshman season, Gates has been under the recruiting microscope as long as anyone.

When he woke up this morning he knew a lot of that attention and pressure was about to be over.

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