(12-8, 3-5 away)
(24) Cincinnati 62
(17-4, 12-3 home)
Venue: Fifth Third Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
||M Mack 15
||M Poole 4
||J Seagears 3
||S Kilpatrick 19
||J Jackson 7
||S Kilpatrick 4
Rutgers was beaten at home by No. 24 Cincinnati 62-54 in conference play on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The Scarlet Knights now have a record of 1-4 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Eli Carter put up 11 points and three rebounds in the loss. Jerome Seagears had 11 points. For the Bearcats, Sean Kilpatrick got a game-high 19 points and six rebounds. Rutgers (12-8, 3-6 Big East) gets 11th-ranked Louisville (17-4, 5-3 Big East) at home on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Rutgers Game Notes
- Rutgers started 12-8 during the 2010 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
- Rutgers beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Scarlet Knights have beaten the spread.
- Prior to this game, Rutgers played 41 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 7-34.
- Rutgers has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording 54 or fewer total points.
- The Scarlet Knights have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 37.5 percent or worse.
- When the opposition records 21 or more free throws made this season, Rutgers has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
- The Scarlet Knights set a season high for three-pointers (eight).
- Rutgers has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past five games.
- This is the second loss of the season where the Scarlet Knights opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
- The top two scorers (Myles Mack and Jerome Seagears) accounted for 48.1 percent of the points.
- The bench recorded more points (30) than the starters (24).
- Myles Mack has led the team in scoring in six out of 20 games this season.
- Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 20 games this season.
- This was the second foul out of the season for Eli Carter.
Cincinnati Game Notes
- Sean Kilpatrick accounted for 30.6 percent of the team's points.
- Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in scoring 12 times in 21 games this season.
- Justin Jackson has led the team in rebounding five times in 21 games this season.
- Sean Kilpatrick has six straight double-digit point games.