Cincinnati Tops Western Illinois 74-46|
Nov. 22, 2008
CINCINNATI (AP)--Sophomore Alvin Mitchell scored a career-high 19 points and the University of Cincinnati Bearcats rolled to a 74-46 win over Western Illinois on Saturday.
Mitchell came off the bench to set a career high in scoring for the second consecutive game. He set his previous high of 15 points in Cincinnati's 82-51 win over Texas Southern on Thursday.
Senior guard Josh Rivers led the Leathernecks (1-3) with 14 points.
Mitchell scored nine points and Gates added eight as Cincinnati (3-0) opened up a 37-15 halftime lead. The Leathernecks missed their first seven shots as the Bearcats started the game with a 12-0 run.