The college basketball coaching carousel started slowly when some big-ticket jobs did not come open, but it has kicked into high gear this week. • Longtime Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin is talking to UNLV, as has been reported by multiple outlets. Several basketball insiders said they believe Cronin will ultimately decide to stay at Cincinnati, but a contract issue – he's signed through 2021, but not all of it is guaranteed – could be a factor in his willingness to get involved at UNLV.