Bearcats Overpower Campbell for 81-62 Victory
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Nov. 20, 2013

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CAMPBELL 
  1ST 2ND F
Butler Recap Logo 29 33 62
Cincinnati Recap Logo 42 39 81

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Cincinnati, Ohio • Fifth Third Arena
Attendance: 6, 011

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CINCINNATI

 TEAM STATISTICS Butler Recap Logo
  Points 81 62
  FG Made-Attempted 36-57 23-53
  FG Percentage 63.2 43.4
  3FG Made/Attempted 4-12 11-22
  3FG Percentage 33.3 50.0
  FT Made-Attempted 5-14 5-8
  FT Percentage 35.7 62.5
  Rebounds 28 27
  Turnovers 14 23
  Assists 13 14
  Steals 14 6
  Blocks 8 4
TEAM LEADERS Butler Recap Logo
Kilpatrick (23) Points Ryan (17)
Jackson (9) Rebounds Leonard (6)
Rubles (4) Assists Ray (6)
Three tied (3) Steals Ray/Ryan (2)
Jackson (5) Blocks Four tied (1)
 

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's basketball team used an inside attack to knock off visiting Campbell, 81-62, in the final game of the 2013 Global Sports Shootout, Wednesday inside Fifth Third Arena.

The Bearcats (4-0) led from wire to wire, scored 58 points in the paint and turned 23 Campbell (2-3) turnovers into 32 points.

Justin Jackson (Cocoa Beach, Fla./Arlington Country Day) turned in a career-high 19 points, along with pulling down nine rebounds, blocking a season best five shots and grabbing three steals.

With the game well in hand in the second half, Jackson went diving over press row for a loose ball, nearly taking out several writers. He returned to the court seconds later and rejoined the play, earning a nice ovation from the crowd of 6,011.

Sean Kilpatrick (Yonkers, N.Y./Notre Dame Prep) led all players with 23 points, his third 20-point game of the young season. Titus Rubles (Dallas, Texas/Blinn College) had 10 points, four assists, four rebounds and three steals while Jermaine Lawrence (Springfield Gardens, N.Y./Pope John XXIII) and Shaquille Thomas (Paterson, N.J./NIA Prep School) each added eight points.

UC jumped out to an early 4-0 lead after a pair of steals in the first 60 seconds led to a dunk and a layup on the fast break. The Bearcats fought off three ties in the first four minutes ahead of an 11-2 run over the next 4:27 that pushed the lead to 20-11 with 11:38 left in the opening stanza.

The Bearcats would not relinquish the lead from there, pushing the margin to as many as 23 in the second half, cruising to the 81-62 win.

Andrew Ryan led the Camels with 17 points after draining five triples, Darius Leonard added 16 and Reco McCarter finished with 13. Leonard's six rebounds where a team high. Quinton Ray finished with eight points, six assists and five rebounds.

UC continues a seven-game season-opening homestand on Tuesday, Nov. 26, taking on UMass Lowell at 7 p.m. ET in Fifth Third Arena. The game is scheduled to be televised on FOX Sports Ohio with radio coverage on 700 WLW AM.

Tickets for all remaining UC home games are available by calling 1-877-CATS-TIX or visiting CATSTIX.com.