Men's Basketball |
Feb. 16, 2010
2009-10 CINCINNATI MEN’S BASKETBALL
Cincinnati at USF l Feb. 16, 2010
Sun Dome – Tampa, Fla.
• Records: Cincinnati - 15-10; 6-7 BIG EAST; USF – 16-9; 6-7 BIG EAST.
• USF used a 9-0 scoring burst out of halftime to take a 10-point lead and went on to down the Bearcats, 65-57.
• UC is now 21-7 in the series vs. USF, including 7-5 in Tampa. The win gives USF a split in the season series vs. UC and the home team has won each of the last six games.
• With the Bearcats leading 8-7 with 12:29 left in the first half, USF went on an 8-0 run over the next five plus minutes to take 15-8 lead. UC sophomore guard Jaquon Parker snapped the Bearcats scoreless streak at 7:08 with a lay-up, UC’s first basket in 5:21.
• Down by seven points to USF, 22-15, with 4:40 left in the first half, the Bearcats went on a 7-0 run to tie the game with 2:05 left in the first half. Senior guard Deonta Vaughn scored his only points of the first half during the stretch on a 3-pointer at 3:08.
• At halftime, UC held a slim 18-17 edge in rebounds with the Bearcats holding a 9-8 lead on the offensive glass.
• The Bearcats owned the paint in the opening period, outscoring USF 12-4 in the lane.
• Out of the half, USF went on a 9-0 run over the first 3:14 to take a 10-point lead over Cincinnati.
• Cashmere Wright scored UC’s first points of the second half with a lay-up at 15:31. The lay-up ended a stretch of 7:03 without a basket for the Bearcats.
• Cincinnati scored 34 second-half points with 22 coming from Deonta Vaughn and Cashmere Wright.
• The Bearcats outrebounded the Bulls in the game, 32-28, and move to 14-6 when outrebounding opponents.
• Out of UC’s 32 rebounds, 15 came on the offensive end of the floor where UC shot just 38.8 percent (19-of-49) from the floor.
• UC finished 16-of-26 (61.5 percent) from the free throw line in the game, including Vaughn’s 6-for-7 performance.
• Ibrahima Thomas led UC in scoring and rebounding at the intermission with five points and seven rebounds. Five of his seven rebounds were on the offensive end.
• Senior guard Deonta Vaughn finished with a team-high tying 14 points in the game, scoring 11 of the 14 in the final three minutes of the second half. He also finished with two steals and two assists.
• Freshman guard Cashmere Wright tied Vaughn for the team high in scoring with 14 points. He also scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half. Wright came into the game having scored 13 points in UC’s last three games.