Rutgers vs. Cincinnati: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Rutgers vs. Cincinnati: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Rutgers 54
(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
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rutgers 30 24 54
Cincinnati 22 40 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers M Mack 15 M Poole 4 J Seagears 3
Cincinnati 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.
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-Eli Carter241131102
B-Jerome Seagears341103103
C+Myles Mack231500205
C+Derrick Randall17230000
CWally Judge17440002
CMalick Kone8011200
CMike Poole23340011
CAustin Johnson12211202
CKadeem Jack18240012
D+Dane Miller24412003
Cinci PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASean Kilpatrick391964203
B+Justin Jackson26773163
B+Cheikh Mbodj241051021
B+Titus Rubles18642101
B-Cashmere Wright20633103
CJaQuon Parker34731103
CKelvin Gaines10220101
C-Ge`Lawn Guyn16500001
-J. Sanders6020000
-S. Thomas5000000

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