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

On Tuesday, February 12th, Cincinnati scored 36 points from three-point territory and easily beat Villanova 68-50 in conference play. Cincinnati had a small 32-29 lead at halftime, but then put Villanova away with a big second half. The Bearcats were led by Sean Kilpatrick, who put up a game-high 19 points plus eight rebounds. JaQuon Parker had 19 points and added six rebounds. For the Wildcats, JayVaughn Pinkston got a team-high 12 points and eight rebounds. Cincinnati (19-5, 7-4 Big East) welcomes 15th-ranked Georgetown (18-4, 8-3 Big East) on Friday, February 15th.

Cincinnati Game Notes

  • Cincinnati started 19-6 during the 2010 and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • Cincinnati beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Bearcats have beaten the spread.
  • The Bearcats have won every game this season (10-0) after recording nine or more steals.
  • Cincinnati has won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) when opponents record 20 or fewer field goals made.
  • Cincinnati has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) after holding an opponent to under 23.1 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Cincinnati has won 88 percent of the time (14-2) when Cashmere Wright has 11 points or more, 79 percent of the time (11-3) when Sean Kilpatrick plays 35 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (5-0) when JaQuon Parker has six field goals made or more.
  • The Bearcats set season highs for three-pointers (12) and three-point percentage (48.0).
  • The last time Cincinnati had a three-point percentage of 48.0 percent or higher was Dec 21, 2011 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
  • Cincinnati has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past four games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--Cincinnati has a 15.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 7 times in 25 games this season.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • JaQuon Parker had a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.

Villanova Game Notes

  • 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 seven times in 25 games this season.
  • James Bell has led the team in rebounding six times in 25 games this season.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston has three straight double-digit point games.
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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