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Feb. 16, 2011
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CINCINNATI MEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Louisville at Cincinnati l Feb. 16, 2011
Fifth Third Arena - Cincinnati, Ohio
The Bearcats now have 20 wins on the season, the fifth consecutive year they increased their win total and their first 20-win campaign since the 2005-06 team went 21-13.
Cincinnati started the game on an 18-6 run over the first 7:02 of the first half that featured seven points by Sean Kilpatrick.
At the 9:03 mark of the first half, the Bearcats went on a 10-6 run that lasted 3:02 and featured five points by Cashmere Wright.
After UofL cut UC's lead down to five, the Bearcats responded by going on a 9-2 run starting at the 11:35 mark of the second half to increase their lead back to 52-40.
Sophomore point guard Cashmere Wright scored a game-high 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting.
Redshirt freshman guard Sean Kilpatrick followed Wright with 18 points, his third straight game in double figures.
Forwards Rashad Bishop and Yancy Gates each chipped in with eight points and six rebounds.
G Cashmere Wright, G Larry Davis, F Rashad Bishop, F Darnell Wilks, F Ibrahima Thomas
SCORES BY HALF:
Bearcats went into halftime leading 41-30
Final score: UC 63, UofL 54