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

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Cincinnati vs. Connecticut: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Cincinnati 66
(19-8, 6-3 away)
Connecticut 73
(18-7, 14-4 home)
Venue: XL Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 21, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Cincinnati 34 21 66
Connecticut 37 18 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Cincinnati S Kilpatrick 18 S Kilpatrick 7 C Wright 5
Connecticut S Napier 27 O Calhoun 6 R Boatright 5

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Cincinnati lost on their home court to Connecticut 73-66 in overtime. The Bearcats got a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds from Sean Kilpatrick. JaQuon Parker had 14 points and added five rebounds. For the Huskies, Shabazz Napier got a game-high 27 points, including 6-of-9 shooting from three-point range. Cincinnati (19-7, 7-6 Big East) travels to 25th-ranked Notre Dame (21-6, 9-5 Big East) on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Cincinnati Game Notes

  • Cincinnati started 19-8 during the 2011 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Cincinnati has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Bearcats have played in 14 overtime games with a record of 6-8.
  • The Bearcats have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Cincinnati is 34-25 in close games.
  • Cincinnati has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording eight or fewer free throws made.
  • Cincinnati set a season low for steals (two).
  • The top two scorers (Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker) accounted for 48.4 percent of the points.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has led the team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 8 times in 27 games this season.
  • JaQuon Parker has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Cashmere Wright has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Justin Jackson.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Titus Rubles.

Connecticut Game Notes

  • The Huskies won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Connecticut is 31-25 in close games.
  • Shabazz Napier recorded a team season high in three-pointers with six.
  • Shabazz Napier accounted for 36.9 percent of the team's points.
  • Shabazz Napier has led the team in scoring 13 times in 25 games this season.
  • Omar Calhoun has led the team in rebounding four times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Shabazz Napier's career.
  • Shabazz Napier set a career high with six three-pointers.
  • Omar Calhoun has five straight double-digit point games.
  • DeAndre Daniels set career highs with three three-pointers and four blocks.
Cinci PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Sean Kilpatrick341870002
BJaQuon Parker391450002
BCashmere Wright381025003
B-Titus Rubles21750101
B-S. Thomas10231100
B-Cheikh Mbodj24440040
C+Ge`Lawn Guyn11510010
C-Justin Jackson21431013
C-David Nyarsuk13022000
D+J. Sanders12210001
UCONN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AShabazz Napier452723104
ADeAndre Daniels371750141
AOmar Calhoun381061200
BRyan Boatright43915101
C+Niels Giffey24540100
CTyler Olander32423000
-Phillip Nolan3000000
-R.J. Evans3100000

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