Postgame Notes: Louisville

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March 11, 2012

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2011-12 UC MEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
March 10, 2012

Louisville (26-9) 50, Cincinnati (24-10) 44
Game 34 ▪ Madison Square Garden ▪ New York, N.Y. ▪ Att: 20,057

STARTERS

  • Cincinnati: 1 Cashmere Wright (G), 3 Dion Dixon (G), 23 Sean Kilpatrick (G), 34 Yancy Gates (F), 44 Jaquon Parker (G)
  • Louisville: 3 Peyton Siva (G), 5 Chris Smith (G), 10 Gorgui Dieng (C), 14 Kyle Kuric (G), 24 Chane Behanan (F)

  • Cincinnati: Wright (16 pts., 2 ast., 2 stl.) | Parker (10 pts., 7 reb.) | Gates (9 pts., 6 reb.) | Jackson (6 blks., 4 rebs.)
  • Louisville: Smith (15 pts.) | Kuric (13 pts., 4 reb.) | Siva (10 pts., 5 ast.)

    TEAM NOTES

  • Cincinnati was making its first appearance in the BIG EAST Championship game.
  • The Bearcats and Cardinals last met in a conference tournament final in 1981, with Louisville winning the Metro Conference championship, 42-31, on March 7, 1981.
  • This was the first conference tournament final for the Bearcats since the 2004 Conference USA Final, a 55-50 win against DePaul on March 13, 2004.
  • The Bearcats have won nine of the last 12 games, including four against ranked foes.
  • UC is now 5-6 all-time in the BIG EAST Tournament and 1-1 against Louisville in the BIG EAST Tournament (69-66 win on March 10, 2010).
  • Louisville leads the all-time series, 54-42, and snapped a three-game losing streak to the Bearcats.
  • The Bearcats trailed 24-14 at halftime.
  • UC's 14 points at the half were its fewest in a half this season and the fewest in a half in a BIG EAST Championship final.
  • The 94 combined points were the fewest in a BIG EAST Championship final.
  • UC's 44 points are its fewest since scoring 42 against Rutgers on Jan. 7, 2007.
  • The Bearcats forced 14 turnovers and have forced 366 over the last 26 games (14.1 per game).
  • UC has forced 10 or more turnovers in 29 of 34 games this season.
  • Cincinnati knocked down three three-pointers and has hit 202 three-pointers over the last 26 games (7.8 per game) after knocking down 43 triples through the first eight games of the season (5.4 per game).
  • Cincinnati's 243 three-point field goals are second-most in a single season in school history (253 in 1993-94).
  • The Bearcats have held 27 of 34 opponents under 70 points this season, 16 under 60, and five to 50 or fewer.
  • UC's 276 steals in 2011-12 is sixth-most in single-season school history (5th - 277 in 1995-96).
  • Cincinnati shot 1-for-7 from the free throw line, its fewest made free throws under Mick Cronin and the second-fewest in school history (0 at Georgia Tech on Jan. 2, 1978; 1 vs. Kentucky on Dec. 20, 1983 and vs. Virginia Commonwealth on Jan. 8, 1979).
  • UC has played in 34 games this season, the second most in school history (35 by four teams: 2000-01, 2001-02, 2009-10, 2010-11).

    INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Yancy Gates scored nine points with six rebounds. He passed Dwight Jones (1,451 pts.) on UC's all-time scoring list, moving into 14th place with 1,453 career points. His 897 career rebounds are 10th on UC's all-time rebounding list. He was named to the BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team.
  • Cashmere Wright scored 16 points, his 17th double-digit scoring effort of the season and added two steals to bump his single-season school record to 69 steals. He has 106 assists and 47 turnovers over his last 24 games (2.3-to-1 assists-to-turnovers ratio). He was named to the BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team.
  • Sean Kilpatrick has now knocked down a three-pointer in 32 of 34 games this season. He has hit a triple in 55 of his 69 career games and has scored in double-figures in 27 of 34 games this season. Kilpatrick has played 1,166 minutes this season, seventh in single-season school history.
  • Dion Dixon played in his 134th career game, one shy of the school record held by Steve Logan (135 games). He has played 1,163 minutes in 2011-12, the eighth-most in a single season in UC history.
  • Justin Jackson posted six blocked shots and has 17 over the last five games (3.4 per game). He leads the Bearcats with 55 blocks (1.6 per game).

    NEXT GAME

  • UC will await its NCAA fate on Sunday. The NCAA Selection Show begins at 6 p.m.
     

     

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