In this video interview from Big East Media Day, Cincinnati senior forward Yancy Gates talks about his summer with adidas Nations and the World University Games tryouts; several of his younger teammates, including Sean Kilpatrick of White Plains, N.Y., and Jermaine Sanders out of Rice High School; and his expectations for the No. 21 Bearcats.
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