Rutgers vs. Cincinnati: Full Game Preview

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Rutgers vs. Cincinnati: Full Game Preview
Rutgers
(12-7, 3-4 away)
(24) Cincinnati
(16-4, 11-3 home)
Venue: Fifth Third Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers E Carter 15.4 D Miller 5.9 D Miller 2.7
Cincinnati S Kilpatrick 18.4 T Rubles 6.1 C Wright 3.5

On Wednesday, Rutgers heads to Fifth Third Arena to take on No. 24 Cincinnati. It starts at 7:00 EST and you can catch it on SNY, BEN, FSN-OH. The Scarlet Knights fell to the Bearcats 68-58 on January 12th and are 1-5 against them over the last four years.

Rutgers is in 11th place in the Big East, Cincinnati is in 5th place.

In their last outing, despite 21 points from Jerome Seagears, the Scarlet Knights fell to Connecticut 66-54 on January 27th. While contributing 2.4 assists per game, he also scores 5.4 points per game. For the Bearcats, Sean Kilpatrick finished with 21 points and 5 rebounds in the 57-55 loss to Syracuse on January 21st. He leads the team with 18.4 points per game.

Cincinnati StatSmack

  • Rutgers is a better shooting team (48.3% vs 43.6%) than Cincinnati this season.
  • Rutgers beat Cincinnati by 7 points the last time they played (Jan 28, 2012).
  • At least you keep showing up. Rutgers has an average margin of victory of 7 over Cincinnati in 3 wins since 1989.
  • Rutgers players are more experienced than Cincinnati players (11,598 minutes played vs 11,264 minutes played).
  • Piscataway isn't as congested as Cincinnati (population is significantly lower).
  • Rutgers is a better free-throw-shooting team (73.2% vs 62.7%) than Cincinnati this season.
  • The Rutgers basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Cincinnati (78% vs 53%).
RU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Eli Carter 29 15 3 2 1 0 3
B- Myles Mack 28 13 3 3 2 0 2
C+ Dane Miller 27 8 6 3 1 1 2
C Wally Judge 23 8 6 1 1 1 2
C Jerome Seagears 25 5 2 2 1 0 1
C Kadeem Jack 17 5 5 0 0 1 1
C- Mike Poole 18 5 3 1 1 0 1
C- Austin Johnson 17 6 2 1 0 0 1
D Malick Kone 11 3 2 0 1 0 1
D Derrick Randall 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Logan Kelley 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
D Jalen Hyde 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
D Vincent Garrett 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
Cinci Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Sean Kilpatrick 33 18 5 2 1 0 2
B Cashmere Wright 28 15 3 3 2 0 2
B JaQuon Parker 28 11 5 2 1 0 2
C+ Titus Rubles 21 7 6 2 1 0 2
C+ Cheikh Mbodj 20 5 5 0 0 2 1
C Justin Jackson 19 4 5 1 1 1 2
C- David Nyarsuk 14 4 3 0 0 1 1
C- J. Sanders 13 4 2 1 0 0 1
C- S. Thomas 11 3 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Ge`Lawn Guyn 12 2 1 1 0 0 1
D+ J. Davis III 11 6 3 1 0 0 1
D+ Kelvin Gaines 6 1 2 0 0 1 0
D A. Eppensteiner 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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