UC Clermont Cougar men win USCAA national basketball championship

For the first time in Clermont County’s more than 100-year old proud and glorious sports history, a first was recently achieved.

The county can celebrate a college national championship team.

The University of Cincinnati Clermont College men’s basketball team has been crowned the king of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championship Tournament. The Cougars downed Penn State Dubois Community College 81-72 in the title game.

The national championship tourney took place on the campus of Southern Maine Community College, South Portland. The victory brought Clermont College to a final season record of 28-10.