|Cincinnati||S Kilpatrick 17.3||T Rubles 6.0||C Wright 3.1|
|Providence||B Cotton 19.6||L Henton 8.4||V Council 7.0|
Providence battles Cincinnati in the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Tipoff is at 12 p.m. EST and you can see it on ESPN. The Friars beat the Bearcats 54-50 on Feb. 6 and are 3-3 against them over the last four years.
The Friars were defeated by Connecticut 63-59 on Mar. 9 despite 14 points and 12 rebounds from Kadeem Batts. While contributing 7.4 rebounds per game, he also scores 15.2 points per game. For the Bearcats, JaQuon Parker put up 14 points and eight rebounds in the 61-53 win over South Florida on Mar. 9. He contributes 4.8 rebounds per game in addition to his 11.1 points per game.
- The Providence basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Cincinnati (80 percent vs. 53 percent).
- LaDontae Henton is ranked 2nd in the Big East in rebounds.
- Providence is ranked higher than Cincinnati in the Big East (No. 8 vs. No. 9).
- Boom! Providence defeated Cincinnati by 4 points the last time they played (Feb 06, 2013).
- The Providence assist leader (Vincent Council, 135 assists) has more assists than the Cincinnati assist leader (Cashmere Wright, 93 assists).
- The Providence scoring leader (Bryce Cotton, 541 points) has more points than the Cincinnati scoring leader (Sean Kilpatrick, 537 points).
- The Providence rebounding leader (LaDontae Henton, 240 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Cincinnati rebounding leader (Titus Rubles, 187 rebounds).
- The Providence three-point leader (Bryce Cotton, 87 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Cincinnati three-point leader (Sean Kilpatrick, 78 three-pointers).
- Kadeem Batts is ranked 10th in the Big East in points and 8th in the Big East in rebounds.
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