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

On Wednesday, Jan. 30, No. 24 Cincinnati took on Rutgers and topped the Scarlet Knights 62-54 in conference play. With the win, the Bearcats remain unbeaten against Rutgers this season at 2-0. Sean Kilpatrick played well for the Bearcats and put up a game-high 19 points and six rebounds. Justin Jackson had seven points and added seven rebounds (6 Blk 3 Ast). For the Scarlet Knights, Eli Carter finished with 11 points and three rebounds. Cincinnati (17-4, 5-3 Big East) takes on Seton Hall (13-8, 2-6 Big East) on Saturday, Feb. 2 on the road.

Cincinnati Game Notes

  • Cincinnati started 17-4 during the 2004, 2003, 1997, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Bearcats have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 21 or more free throws made.
  • Cincinnati has won every game this season (4-0) after committing 17 or fewer turnovers.
  • Cincinnati has won every game this season (9-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • Cincinnati has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record eight or fewer assists.
  • This season Cincinnati has won 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Sean Kilpatrick has 19 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when JaQuon Parker plays 34 minutes or more, and 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Cheikh Mbodj has five rebounds or more.
  • Cincinnati set a season low for field goals made (18).
  • The Bearcats have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Cincinnati has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Bearcats came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Cincinnati has a 16.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Sean Kilpatrick accounted for 30.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 21 games this season.
  • Justin Jackson has led the team in rebounding in five out of 21 games this season.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has six straight double-digit point games.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Scarlet Knights losing streak to four games.
  • 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 six times in 20 games this season.
  • Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding eight times in 20 games this season.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Eli Carter.
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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