Cincinnati vs. DePaul: Recap and Stats

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Cincinnati vs. DePaul: Recap and Stats
Cincinnati 75
(15-3, 5-0 away)
DePaul 70
(10-7, 6-6 home)
Venue: Allstate Arena
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, January 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Cincinnati 41 34 75
DePaul 38 32 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Cincinnati S Kilpatrick 17 T Rubles 5 C Wright 3
DePaul C Melvin 17 C Melvin 7 B Young 4

On Tuesday, January 15th, DePaul lost on their home court to Cincinnati 75-70 in conference play. Cleveland Melvin put up a career-high 32 points and eight rebounds in the loss. Charles McKinney had 10 points and added four assists (3 Reb 3 Stl). For the Bearcats, Cashmere Wright finished with a team-high 20 points and seven assists. Next up for DePaul (8-7, 1-3 Big East) is St. John's (10-7, 2-3 Big East) on Saturday, January 19th on their home court.

DePaul Game Notes

  • DePaul started 10-7 during the 2011, 2006, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • DePaul beat the spread by 2.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Blue Demons have beaten the spread.
  • The Blue Demons have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, DePaul has lost 31 close games.
  • DePaul has lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after recording 2 or fewer three-pointers.
  • DePaul set season lows for rebounds and turnovers.
  • DePaul has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--DePaul has a 6.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Cleveland Melvin recorded a team season high in field goals made with 14.
  • Cleveland Melvin accounted for 45.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cleveland Melvin and Donnavan Kirk) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Cleveland Melvin has led the team in scoring 8 times and in rebounding 13 times in 17 games this season.
  • Brandon Young has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Cleveland Melvin's career.
  • Cleveland Melvin has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cleveland Melvin had career highs with 32 points and 14 field goals made.

Cincinnati Game Notes

  • Cincinnati won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Bearcats won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Cincinnati has lost 22 close games.
  • Cheikh Mbodj recorded a team season high in blocks with 7.
  • The top two scorers (Cashmere Wright and Sean Kilpatrick) accounted for 50.6% of the points.
  • Cashmere Wright has led the team in scoring 8 times in 18 games this season.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 18 games this season.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Cashmere Wright's career.
Cinci PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Cashmere Wright222027002
ASean Kilpatrick311863112
BCheikh Mbodj21630071
B-David Nyarsuk18231031
C+Justin Jackson12241012
C+Ge`Lawn Guyn14720002
CJ. Sanders19232001
CTitus Rubles21231101
CJaQuon Parker321230006
-S. Thomas10400001
DEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C. Melvin363280111
AC. McKinney241034300
B+Brandon Young371824305
C+Worrel Clahar16034101
CD. Robertson Jr.14220000
CDonnavan Kirk26440111
D+Moses Morgan15210000
D+Jamee Crockett26211101
-D. McDonald6020001

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