2007-08 Cincinnati Men's Basketball

Nov. 16, 2007

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·          UC improves to 2-1 vs. Coastal Carolina and 5-1 vs. Big South.

·          The Chanticleers came into the night shooting 50.0 percent from behind the arc and were held to 19.0 percent (4-of-21) by the Bearcats.

·          CCU senior guard Jack Leasure, who averaged 33.5 points in the first two games, was held to 15 points.

·          Sophomore Deonta Vaughn scored a career high 36 points on 12-of-19 shooting (.632), including 9-for-15 from 3-point range. The nine 3-pointers were one short of Melvin Levett's school single-game record of 10 set vs. Eastern Kentucky in 1997-98 and equaled his career high set last season on Nov. 21 vs. Wofford.



·          Vaughn's 36 points are the most by a UC player since Steve Logan posted 41 vs. Southern Mississippi on Feb. 15, 2002.

·          Last season, only two Bearcats eclipsed the 30-point mark in a game. Vaughn scored 33 points versus Wofford (Nov. 21) while Marvin Gentry put up 32 in a come-from-behind win vs. West Virginia (Jan. 20, 2007).

·          At 14:18 of the second half, UC went on a 10-2 run to jump out to a 56-36 lead. Vaughn scored six of the 10 points, hitting a 3-pointer and making three free throws.

·          Senior forward John Williamson scored six points and ended a streak of three straight games where he scored in double digits.

·          The 15-point margin of victory is Cincinnati's largest since winning by 18 against Tennessee-Martin on Nov. 11 of last year.