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UC Clermont Will Host 3rd Annual Phil Sinkovich Classic December 9


The Clermont Annual Men’s Basketball Alumni Game will kick off the ‘classic’ and will include many of Coach Sinkovich’s former players returning to campus.

Date: 11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
By: Mae Hanna
Phone: (513) 732-5332

UC ingot   The UC Clermont Cougars will host the Third Annual Phil Sinkovich Basketball Classic on Saturday, Dec. 9.

The Cougars will host Warren Wilson College from Asheville, North Carolina, for a doubleheader. The Clermont Annual Men’s Basketball Alumni Game will kick off the ‘classic’ and will include many of Coach Sinkovich’s former players returning to campus.

Sinkovich started the basketball program at UC Clermont College in 1990 and was head coach for 12 years with a record of 251-121. His teams were Ohio Regional Campus Conference (ORCC) Champions in 1995, 1997 and 1998 and ORCC Runners-Up in 1994, 1996, 2000 and 2001. During those years, he also served as the college’s athletic coordinator. Sinkovich was instrumental in growing the athletic program from just tennis and men’s basketball to women’s volleyball, women's basketball, softball and golf. He is a 1969 graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s College, Maryland, and received his master’s degree from Washington College, Maryland. 

Sinkovich also served as an assistant basketball coach at Adrian College, Michigan, head basketball coach at Owens College, Toledo, Ohio, and was a teacher and head basketball coach at Anderson High School. For the past 13 years, Sinkovich worked as a district administrator in the Forest Hills School District before his retirement.     

Details
What : Phil Sinkovich Classic
When: Saturday, December 9
UC Clermont men’s basketball Alumni game 1 p.m.
              UC Clermont men vs Warren Wilson 3 p.m.
              UC Clermont women  vs. Warren Wilson 5p.m.

Where: Cougar Dome Student Activities Center, 4200 Clermont College Dr.
Admission : $5 (UC students with ID, children 12-under and senior citizens FREE)
 
 
For more information, please contact Athletic Director Brian Sullivan at brian.sullivan@uc.edu or 513-558-1559.

UC Clermont Athletics includes Women's Volleyball, Men's & Women's Soccer,  Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball and Softball. The UC Clermont Cougars participate in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). The Cougars have been successful in bringing home national championship titles in men’s and women’s basketball and baseball. In addition, the volleyball and softball programs have been ranked nationally and have been highly competitive in national tournament play.      

For more information about Cougar Athletics: http://www.ucclermont.edu/athletics.html.