Postgame Notes - Cincinnati at Georgetown

March 6, 2010

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Cincinnati at No. 19/20 Georgetown l March 6, 2010

Verizon Center – Washington, D.C.





          Records: Cincinnati - 16-14; 7-11 BIG EAST; Georgetown – 20-9; 10-8 BIG EAST.

          Georgetown leads all-time series 5-2 and snapped a two-game losing streak to UC with the win. The Bearcats are now 2-3 in the Verizon Center.

          Cincinnati has lost its last three games to nationally-ranked teams (West Virginia, Villanova, Georgetown), its longest losing streak of the season. UC has lost two in a row three other times this season.

          After the Bearcats cut Georgetown’s lead to 41-35 with 16:13 left in the game, the Hoyas went on a 31-6 run over the next 13:01 to secure the win. Freshman Lance Stephenson scored all six UC points during the run.

          UC’s 47 points equaled its lowest point total in a game this season (47 at UAB, Dec. 16).

          After committing a combined 19 turnovers in its last two games, the Bearcats turned it over 16 times vs. Georgetown, leading to 22 points off turnovers by the Hoyas.

          Cincinnati was outrebounded by Georgetown, 40-28. The -12 rebounding margin is the second-largest vs. UC this season (-13 at UAB, Dec. 16).

          UC was limited to 38.8 percent (19-of-49) shooting in the game, including 2-for-10 from behind the 3-point line.

          After converting 27-of-36 (.750) combined free throws in its last two games, Cincinnati was 7-of-17 (.412) at Georgetown.




          Freshman Lance Stephenson scored eight of UC’s first nine points of the game en route to 10 first half points. Stephenson has now scored in double-figures in each of his last four games.

          Stephenson finished with a season-high 23 points on 11-of-17 shooting. He also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.

          Junior forward Ibrahima Thomas made a career high four steals vs. the Hoyas and equaled his career-high with three blocked shots. He also finished with five points and four rebounds.