Cincinnati vs. Campbell Postgame Notes

Nov. 20, 2013

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UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEN'S BASKETBALL
2013-14 POSTGAME NOTES
Cincinnati (4-0) 81, Campbell (2-3) 62
November 20, 2013 // Fifth Third Arena // Cincinnati, Ohio // Attendance: 6,011

Series Notes

• Wednesday was the second meeting between the Bearcats and Camels, with UC having won both contests. The first meeting was last season at Fifth Third, a 91-72 decision in the Bearcats' favor.

Team Notes

• For the fourth time in as many games this season, head coach Mick Cronin's starting lineup was Titus Rubles (F) Shaquille Thomas (F), Justin Jackson (F), Ge'Lawn Guyn (G), Sean Kilpatrick (G).

• After the game was tied, 9-9, with 16:21 to play, the Bearcats went on an 11-0 run over 3:38 to take a 20-9 lead. Sean Kilpatrick keyed the run with a layup and three-pointer.

• With the victory, the Bearcats posted the only 4-0 record in the Global Sports Shootout, which included NC State, North Carolina Central, Appalachian State and Campbell.

• UC's 42 points in the first half marked the most in a period this season.

• In allowing 62 points, it marked just the first time this season a team scored more than 60 on the Bearcats.

• With eight blocks in the game, UC is now averaging 7.25 blocks per game on the year. The Bearcats have blocked at least eight shots in each of the last three contests.


 

 

• Since the start of 2010-11 season, the Bearcats are now 45-2 when scoring at least 70 points.

• Under Mick Cronin, the Bearcats are now 36-7 (.837) in the month of November, including victories in the last 11 straight.

• UC has now won 43 of its last 47 non-conference home games.

Individual Notes

• With his first score of the night, Sean Kilpatrick became the 13th player in Cincinnati history to eclipse 1,500 career points. With 23 against Campell, he now has 1,522 during his time in the red and black. That total puts him 13th in program history, with Jason Maxiell (1,566 points) next in his sights.

• In hitting both attempts from the free throw line, Kilpatrick is now 18-19 (94.7 percent) from the charity stripe on the season. That mark is tops in the American Athletic Conference among players with at least 10 attempts.

• Kilpatrick's 23 points marked the third time this season and 21st time in his career he eclipsed 20 in a contest.

Justin Jackson had career highs in points (19) and field goals made (nine), while also recording a season high in blocks (five). He pulled down nine rebounds, just one shy of his season high and two shy of his career best.

• Combined, Kilpatrick and Jackson shot 18-24 from the floor (75 percent), while combining for 42 points.

Titus Rubles added 10 points, giving the senior double figures in all four games this season and for the 11th time in his career. Has scored double figures in a career-best five consecutive games dating back to last season’s NCAA tournament second round game against Creighton.