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

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Villanova vs. Cincinnati: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Villanova 50
(15-10, 6-6 away)
Cincinnati 68
(19-6, 13-4 home)
Venue: Fifth Third Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Villanova 29 21 50
Cincinnati 32 36 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Villanova J Pinkston 12 J Pinkston 8 R Arcidiacono 5
Cincinnati J Parker 19 S Kilpatrick 8 C Wright 4

Villanova was crushed by Cincinnati 68-50 in conference play on a night when the Bearcats scored 36 points from three-point territory. Villanova was only down 32-29 at the break, but Cincinnati broke it open in the second half and won by a big margin. The Wildcats were led by JayVaughn Pinkston, who put up a team-high 12 points and eight rebounds. Ryan Arcidiacono had seven points and added five assists. For the Bearcats, Sean Kilpatrick finished with a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds. Next up for Villanova (15-10, 6-6 Big East) is Connecticut (16-6, 6-4 Big East) on Saturday, February 16th on the road.

Villanova Game Notes

  • Villanova started 15-10 during the 2002 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Villanova has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording three or fewer three-pointers.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 48.0 percent or better this season, Villanova has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Villanova set a season low for free throws made (seven).
  • The Wildcats have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past six games.
  • The top two scorers (JayVaughn Pinkston and Mouphtaou Yarou) accounted for 44.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston) accounted for 44.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston has led the team in scoring in seven out of 25 games this season.
  • James Bell has led the team in rebounding in six out of 25 games this season.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston has three straight double-digit point games.

Cincinnati Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker) accounted for 55.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker) accounted for 45.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding seven times in 25 games this season.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • JaQuon Parker set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
Nova PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJ. Pinkston291280111
BR. Arcidiacono32725202
B-Mouphtaou Yarou311050010
B-James Bell28881003
CTony Chennault18432003
C-Darrun Hilliard32513003
D+Daniel Ochefu19411114
-Achraf Yacoubou9040002
Cinci PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Sean Kilpatrick351982101
AJaQuon Parker301961103
B+Cashmere Wright321124300
B+J. Sanders17741000
C+Ge`Lawn Guyn7501000
C+Titus Rubles25443303
CCheikh Mbodj21210030
DJustin Jackson21031013
-Kelvin Gaines6000011
-David Nyarsuk4000000

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