Nov. 1, 2011

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Exhibition Game 1 ▪ Fifth Third Arena ▪ Att: 3,484

-UC: 1 Wright (G), 3 Dixon (G), 5 Jackson (F), 23 Kilpatrick (G), 34 Gates (F)
-McGill: 9 Langley (F), 10 Sy-Morissette (G), 12 Mazza-Anthony (F), 13 Renaud-Tremb (F), 14 Clark (G)

-UC: Dixon (20 pts., 3 ast.) | Gates (19 pts., 9 reb.) | Wright (14 pts., 5 ast.)
-McGill: Renaud-Tremb (22 pts., 8 reb.)

-UC started the game in a 6-0 hole before Yancy Gates hit a free throw with 17:43 left to make the margin 6-1.
-UC drained its first field goal on a Sean Kilpatrick layup with 15:52 on the clock.
-Trailing 8-3, UC outscored McGill 15-8 over a span of 7:44 to knot things up at 16 with 8:08 to play in the opening stanza
-From there, UC used an 8-0 run over 3:01 to move out to an 8-point advantage, 24-16, with 2:59 left.
-UC led 28-23 at the break.
-The Bearcats converted 10 points off of 11 McGill turnovers in the first half.
-After shooting 38.5 percent (10-for-26) in the first half, UC his eight of its first nine shots in the second half, including a pair of three pointers, to lead 48-29 with 14:24 remaining.
-UC was 18-of-30 (.600) in the second half and held McGill to 7-for-26 (.269) from the floor in the last 20 minutes.
-Over the first 10 minutes of the second half, UC went on a 28-6 run to lead 56-29.
-UC led by as many as 34 over the final 10 minutes, and took the victory 75-41.
-After being outrebounded in the first half 18-15, UC responded by grabbing 21 boards compared to 14 for McGill, giving the Bearcats a 37-29 edge for the game.
-The Bearcats scored 28 points off of 24 McGill turnovers and converted 13 offensive rebounds into 16 second-chance points.
-McGill finished 7-for-7 from the free-throw line.

-Jeremiah Davis, Octavius Ellis, Ge'Lawn Guyn, Jermaine Sanders and Kelvin Gaines each made their first appearance in the Red & Black.
-Yancy Gates had 13 of UC's 28 first-half points. The senior was 5-of-8 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line. He finished with 19 points and a game high nine rebounds.
-Dion Dixon led UC with 20 points. He was 7-of-10 from the floor and 5-of-5 from the charity stripe. Sixteen of his 20 points came in the second half.
-Cashmere Wright also found double digits, scoring 14 points to go with his game-high five assists.
-McGill's Tristan Renaud-Tremb led all players with his 22 points. He also had a team high eight rebounds.

-UC faces Northern Kentucky at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 inside Fifth Third Arena.