Men's Basketball |
Jan. 4, 2009
Box Score |
2008-09 CINCINNATI MEN’S BASKETBALL
Cincinnati at No. rv/25 Marquette fÜ Jan. 4, 2008
Bradley Center – Milwaukee, Wis.
• Records: Cincinnati – 10-4, 0-1 BIG EAST; No. rv/25 Marquette – 13-2, 2-0 BIG EAST
• Cincinnati fell to 2-2 in BIG EAST openers.
• Marquette defeated Cincinnati 84-50. The 34-point Golden Eagle win is the largest margin of victory for either team in series history.
• The Golden Eagles connected on 15-of-25 attempts from behind the arc. Marquette’s 15 3-point made field goals ties for the most made opponent 3-point field goals against the Bearcats in program history.
• Marquette shot 54.0 percent (27-of-50) from the field for the game, marking the first time this season that an opponent has shot over 50-percent from the field vs. Cincinnati.
• The Bearcats hit 3-of-19 3-point attempts. UC’s three made 3-point field goals ties the lowest 3-point field goals made this season.
• Marquette outscored Cincinnati 13-2 in points off turnovers and went 9-of-15 from behind the arc in the first half, while UC hit just 1-of-9 attempts from three.
• Trailing 7-4 with 15:09 to play in the first half, UC went on a 10-3 run over the next 2:53 to take a 14-10 lead with 12:16 to play in the opening stanza.
• Junior guard Deonta Vaughn was held scoreless for the first time in his career. However, Vaughn dished out a career-high 10 assists. Vaughn’s 10 assists marks the first time that a UC player dished out 10-plus assists in a game since Devon Downey had 11 assists on Dec. 30, 2005.
• Freshman Yancy Gates finished with 10 points, his fifth double-figure scoring game in the last six contests.
• Sophomore Rashad Bishop grabbed four offensive rebounds in the first half, which tied a career high for offensive rebounds in a game. Bishop finished with a career-best six offensive rebounds and seven total rebounds. Bishop also scored a season-high 11 points, his first double-figure scoring game of the season.
• Sophomore Larry Davis scored a team-high tying 11 points, his fifth double-figure scoring game of the season.
• Gates and Davis combined to score 12 of Cincinnati’s first 14 points as the duo went 5-of-7 from the field.