Cincinnati-Syracuse Postgame Notes
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March 1, 2009

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2009 CINCINNATI MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Cincinnati 63, Syracuse 87 – 3/1/09

Carrier Dome– Syracuse, N.Y.

 

POSTGAME NOTES

TEAM 

  • RECORDS: Cincinnati 18-11 (8-8 BIG EAST); Syracuse 21-8 (9-7 BIG EAST)
  • Syracuse leads the all-time series 4-2, including a 2-1 mark in the Carrier Dome
  • The Orange held a 21-2 advantage on fast-break points, 13-4 on second-chance points and 48-18 on points in the paint.
  • Syracuse scored 69 of its 87 points off free throws and points in the paint.
  • The Bearcats scored seven points in the first 9:28 of the game and trailed 40-17 at the half. The 17 points were a season low in a half.
  • UC’s 46 second-half points were its third-best second half output of the season, behind Notre Dame (56), and UAB (49).
  • UC shot .552 (16-of-29) from the field in the second half, including a 8-for-16 (.500) effort from behind the arc.

INDIVIDUAL

  • Mike Williams did not play for the second-straight game (knee injury)
  • Dion Dixon had a career-best 18 points, knocking down four three pointers, and adding five boards and three assists.
  • Deonta Vaughn did not score for the first 35 minutes of the game. He had all 11 points in the final five minutes of action.
  • Rashad Bishop had a team-high seven rebounds.
  • Yancy Gates scored all eight of his points in the second half.