Nick Van Exel

East Hartford's Cane Broome Anxious To Get Back On Court With Cincinnati

East Hartford's Cane Broome Anxious To Get Back On Court With Cincinnati

Cane Broome, who transferred from Sacred Heart to Cincinnati, is sitting out this season as a redshirt, but is still a part in the Bearcats' success.

"Cane's been a big factor for our season," coach Mick Cronin said, "because he makes our practices better. He's so hard to play defense against. Our red team, Cane's team, wins 50 percent of the time [in practice against the starters]. It's made Troy Caupain and Kevin Johnson better players."

Broome, 6-foot, from East Hartford, was the NEC Player of the Year as a sophomore at SHU, averaging 23.1 points. Looking to move up to a high major program, he settled on Cincinnati.

"[Sitting a year], it's a...

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