The Bearcats are 307-67 (.820) in games played in Fifth Third Arena since the building opened in 1989-90 (now in 23rd season).
Under Mick Cronin, UC is 70-31 in Fifth Third Arena (.690).
The Bearcats are now 25-25 all-time against ranked opponents in Fifth Third Arena.
The win marked Cincinnati's fourth against a ranked opponent this season (No. 22 Pittsburgh, No. 11 Georgetown, No. 13 Connecticut, No. 17 Louisville), the most in a single season in the Cronin era.
UC has won 15 of the last 21 BIG EAST games.
UC now trails the all-time series against Louisville, 53-42, but has won the last three against the Cardinals.
The win gives UC 10 conference victories for the second straight season after posting an 11-7 mark in conference play last year.
Cincinnati has played in a BIG EAST-high 11 games decided by five points or less or in overtime this season. With today's four-point win, the Bearcats now have seven victories in such contests, which leads the conference.
The Bearcats are now 7-4 in the last 11 games against ranked opponents, including a 4-3 mark this season.
UC led 32-30 at halftime.
The Bearcats forced 14 turnovers and have forced 287 over the last 20 games (14.4 per game).
UC has forced 10 or more turnovers in 24 of 28 games this season.
UC recorded eight blocks and now has 131 on the season (4.7 per game), the most in the Mick Cronin era (129 in 2010-11).
Cincinnati knocked down 11 three-pointers and has hit 173 three-pointers over the last 20 games (8.7 per game) after knocking down 43 triples through the first eight games of the season (5.4 per game).
The Bearcats are 12-1 this season when hitting eight or more three-pointers and have hit 10 or more in seven games this season (7-0).
Cincinnati scored only 16 points in the paint after scoring 40 or more in the paint in each of the previous four games.
The Bearcats have held 22 of 28 opponents under 70 points this season and have held 16 opponents to less than 60 in 2011-12.
Cincinnati is 13-3 when holding opponents to fewer than 60 points in 2011-12.
Cincinnati led the BIG EAST Conference, allowing 59.6 points per game in 2010-11. The Bearcats are allowing an average of 61.3 points through 28 games this season, which is fourth in the league.
Yancy Gates scored 10 points with 10 rebounds, his ninth double-double of the season and the 22nd of his career. He has led the Bearcats in rebounding in 19 of his 22 games played this season.
Cashmere Wright scored 22 points, his 15th double-figure scoring effort of the season and his ninth in the last 11 contests. He has posted four 20-point efforts this year and has 79 assists and 33 turnovers over his last 18 games (2.4-to-1 assists-to-turnovers ratio).
Dion Dixon scored 11 points and tied a career high with three blocks. He has eight blocked shots over the last three games (2.7 per game) after recording seven through the first 25 games of the season.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 12 points and knocked down a pair of three-pointers. He has hit a three in 27 straight games (2.7 per game during that span). He has knocked down a triple in 50 of his 63 career games and has scored in double figures in 23 of 28 games this season.
The Bearcats travel to Tampa, Fla., to take on USF on Sunday, Feb. 26. Tipoff is scheduled for noon on the BIG EAST Network.