Marquette vs. Cincinnati: Recap and Stats

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Marquette vs. Cincinnati: Recap and Stats
Marquette 69
(13-4, 3-3 away)
Cincinnati 71
(16-3, 11-3 home)
Venue: Fifth Third Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marquette 13 50 69
Cincinnati 29 34 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marquette V Blue 14 D Gardner 5 J Cadougan 4
Cincinnati S Kilpatrick 18 T Rubles 6 C Wright 3

On Saturday, January 19th, No. 25 Marquette was stunned by Cincinnati 71-69 in overtime. While Cincinnati took a big 29-13 halftime lead, Marquette fought back in the second half, only to have their comeback attempt fall short. The Golden Eagles got a team-high 19 points and eight rebounds from Vander Blue. Davante Gardner got a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Sean Kilpatrick got a mind-blowing 36 points for the Bearcats, making 5 of 14 from three-point range. Marquette (13-4, 4-1 Big East) takes on Providence (10-8, 2-4 Big East) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Marquette Game Notes

  • Marquette started 13-4 during the 2011, 2007, and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • Marquette beat the spread by 5.0 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Golden Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • Marquette has played in 3 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Golden Eagles have played in 11 overtime games with a record of 6-5.
  • The Golden Eagles have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Marquette has lost 28 close games.
  • The Golden Eagles set season highs for rebounds and three-pointers.
  • The last time Marquette recorded at least 8 three-pointers was Mar 15, 2012 against Brigham Young.
  • Marquette set a season low for field goal percentage.
  • Davante Gardner recorded a team season high in free throws made with 13 and free throws attempted with 15.
  • Vander Blue tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 19 and three pointers attempted with 9.
  • The top two scorers (Vander Blue and Davante Gardner) accounted for 49.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Davante Gardner and Vander Blue) accounted for 46.3% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (21) than the starters (17).
  • The bench recorded more points (35) than the starters (34).
  • Vander Blue has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 17 games this season.
  • Davante Gardner has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 17 games this season.
  • Vander Blue has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Vander Blue had a career high with 3 three-pointers.
  • Davante Gardner recorded the 4th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Davante Gardner has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Davante Gardner recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 4th of his career.
  • Davante Gardner had a career high with 13 free throws made.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Jamil Wilson.

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.
  • Sean Kilpatrick recorded a team season high in points with 36, field goals made with 11, and three pointers attempted with 14.
  • Sean Kilpatrick accounted for 50.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Titus Rubles and JaQuon Parker) accounted for 43.9% of the rebounds.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in scoring 10 times in 19 games this season.
  • Titus Rubles has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Sean Kilpatrick's career.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Sean Kilpatrick set career highs with 36 points and 11 field goals made.
  • Titus Rubles recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Titus Rubles recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for David Nyarsuk.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Justin Jackson.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Cheikh Mbodj.
MARQ PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVander Blue391980100
ADavante Gardner2515110123
AJamil Wilson23683021
B-Junior Cadougan32723302
B-Trent Lockett34651000
CS. Taylor Jr.11410000
CDerrick Wilson13102100
C-Chris Otule12210000
C-Todd Mayo26911004
-Juan Anderson9010001
Cinci PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Sean Kilpatrick413640012
ATitus Rubles3512102123
B+JaQuon Parker35785102
B-J. Sanders20621211
C+David Nyarsuk18221041
CJustin Jackson16430011
CGe`Lawn Guyn30222100
C-Cheikh Mbodj13210021
C-Kelvin Gaines5020010
DS. Thomas12020000

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