Postgame Notes

Nov. 9, 2007

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Peggy Cronin Classic - Game Two
Final Score
Belmont (1-0) 86
Cincinnati (1-0) 75

Belmont 1, Cincinnati 0

Game Notes
• Tonight's match up was UC's first against Belmont. UC is 4-2 all-time versus teams from the Atlantic Sun Conference.

• The loss ends UC's 42-game winning streak in home openers. The last time UC lost a home opener was a 65-55 loss to Miami (OH) in 1964-65. The Bearcats are now 86-20 all-time in home openers. It is Cincinnati's second loss in its last 28 season openers.

• Senior John Williamson pulled down a game-high nine rebounds in the first half and finished the game with 13 overall.

• In their collegiate debuts, senior Adam Hrycaniuk and freshman Larry Davis each posted double digits in points, tallying 15 and 11, respectively. Hrycaniuk also pulled down seven rebounds.

• Sophomore Deonta Vaughn joined Davis and Hyrcaniuk in double digits with a team-high 19 points.

• Over the final 2:49 of the first half, UC went on a 12-4 run to take the lead. Deonta Vaughn keyed the run with a three-pointer with 50 seconds left in the half to give the Bearcats their first lead since 14:06 of the period at 41-39. He then stole the end-bounds pass and laid it in to extend the lead to 43-39 at the break. He finished the first half with 10 points.

• Starting at the 18:46 mark of the second half, Belmont went on a 9-0 run over the next 1:25 to erase a five-point deficit and go up by three, 51-48. The Bruins expanded the lead to 13 points (73-60) with 10:12 remaining in the half.