CINCINNATI MEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
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CINCINNATI MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Rutgers at Cincinnati l Jan. 26, 2011

Fifth Third Arena – Cincinnati, Ohio

  

POSTGAME NOTES

 

TEAM 

          Down 20-26 in the first half, the Bearcats went on an 11-4 run to close out the first half and take a 31-30 lead. The run started at the 4:24 mark of the first and featured five points from Dion Dixon.

          The Bearcats went on a 7-0 run at the 15:27 mark of the second half to take a 38-32 lead. The run lasted 0:27 and featured four points from Rashad Bishop.

          With the score 52-48, UC went on an 8-0 run to increase its lead to 60-48. The run started at the 4:59 mark of the second half, lasted 1:35, and featured five points from Bishop.

 

INDIVIDUAL

          Senior forward Rashad Bishop tied his career high with 20 points on 5-for-10 shooting, while adding two rebounds, four assists and two blocks.

          Junior forward Yancy Gates followed Bishop in the first-half scoring category with eight, while adding a game-high six first-half rebounds. Gates recorded his fourth double-double of the season and 10th of his career after finishing with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

          Rutgers head coach Mike Rice was called with a technical foul at the 15:22 mark of the second half for arguing with officials, which led to two made free throws by Bishop.

 

STARTERS

          G Cashmere Wright, G Dion Dixon, F Rashad Bishop, F Darnell Wilks, F Yancy Gates

 

SCORES BY HALF:

          Bearcats went into halftime leading 31-30

          Final score: UC 72, USF 56