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Poll: Did Mick Cronin deserve a technical for berating an official?
Poll: Did Mick Cronin deserve a technical for berating an official?

Coach Mick Cronin of No. 11-ranked Cincinnati had a sideline meltdown Saturday when a call went against his Bearcats in a 51-44 loss to unranked Connecticut, but he didn't receive a technical foul even after a heated exchange with referee Teddy Valentine. A very animated Cronin appeared to be berating Valentine as he approached the sideline after giving possession of the ball to the Huskies following a scrum underneath the Bearcats' basket. Cronin, who had to be restrained by players and eventually pulled away by an assistant coach, was most upset that Valentine had confronted him. "I don't appreciate people getting in my face,” Cronin told reporters after the...

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