2007-08 Cincinnati Men's Basketball

Jan. 5, 2008

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Cincinnati at St. John's

Jan. 5, 2008

Queens, NY - Carnesecca Arena



  • After winning two in a row, the Bearcats dropped a 70-58 decision at St. John's and the Red Storm now hold a 5-2 lead in the series, winning the last four meetings.



  • Sophomore guard Deonta Vaughn scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half for his 11th double-figure scoring performance of the season. The Bearcats are 5-6 in those games.




  • Senior Marcus Sikes connected on 2-of-6 3-pointers and has scored on four of his last 10 attempts from behind the arc, after starting the year 3-for-23.


  • UC was outrebounded, 32-26, for the fifth time this season.


  • Trailing by 11 at halftime, the Bearcats cut the lead to six points with an 11-6 run to open the second half, but that would be as close as they would get the rest of the way.


  • Cincinnati shot a season-high 81.8 percent from the free throw line, going 9-of-11.