2010-11 Cincinnati Men's Basketball


Nov. 15, 2010

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• Mount St. Mary's won the opening tip

• The Bearcats went on an 11-2 run, starting at 14:35 mark in the first half, that lasted 4:23

• Before the run, UC was trailing 9-7 and ended up leading 18-11 afterward

• The Bearcats forced 19 Mountaineer turnovers,

• The Bearcats burglarized Mt. Saint Mary's, swiping 12 steals

• Cincinnati shot 45.5 percent in the first half, but dropped to 29.2 percent in the second

• UC forced 20 Mt. Saint Mary's turnovers, and converted those into 18 points

• Cincinnati got 36 points from its bench

• The Bearcats were +5 in the rebounding department

• UC shot 50 percent from three-point territory in the first half



• Senior forward Ibrahima Thomas nailed a three with 19:22 remaining in the first half for the first basket of the season

• Redshirt freshman guard Sean Kilpatrick made his first field-goal attempt of his UC career, a three-pointer from the right wing that bounced off the rim, hit the top of the backboard and went into the hoop at the 9:11 mark in the first half

• Kilpatrick hit his second three-point attempt and then followed the make with a steal and fast break, drawing a foul. He's scored nine of UC's next 11 points since the 9:11 mark, and added two steals

• Kilpatrick, a native of White Plains, N.Y., scored a game-high 21 points in his debut while only playing 24 minutes

• The last time a Bearcat scored a game-high in points in his debut, was on Nov. 16 2008 when Yancy Gates had a game-high 16 points and a team-high 11 rebounds in a 77-46 win over South Dakota at Fifth Third Arena

• Gates recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds, his first double-double since Jan. 16, 2010 vs. Notre Dame at Fifth Third Arena • Gates' 15 points is the most he's scored since he had 15 against DePaul on Feb. 24

• Thomas, who was plagued by foul trouble and only played 12 minutes, was UC's third leading scorer, totaling nine points on 3-5 shooting STARTERS

• G Cashmere Wright, G Dion Dixon, F Darnell Wilks, F Ibrahima Thomas, F Yancy Gates

Darnell Wilks, a senior forward from Nashville, Tenn., made his third career start and first since March 3, 2009 at South Florida



• Bearcats went into halftime leading 40-21

• Final score: UC 69, Mt. Saint Mary's 59