This marked the first meeting between the Bearcats and Highlanders.
UC is 9-2 all-time against teams from the Big South Conference: Charleston Southern (1-0), Coastal Carolina (3-1), High Point (1-0), Presbyterian (0-1), Radford (1-0), UNC Ashville (1-0) and Winthrop (2-0).
The Bearcats are 299-65 (.821) all-time in Fifth Third Arena (23rd season).
UC’s 55 points in the first half are the most this season (44 vs. Jacksonville St.) and the most since scoring 55 against USF on 3/9/11 in the BIG EAST Tournament.
UC’s 43-point lead at the 14:54 mark of the second half was its largest of the season (29 against Alabama St. and Northwestern St.).
Cincinnati scored a season-high 101 points and has scored 89.5 points while shooting .579 (66-114) from the floor and .452 (24-53) from three-point range over the last two contests.
The Bearcats scored 100 points for the first time since scoring 105 against North Carolina A&T on Dec. 30, 2005.
The Bearcats shot a season-high .603 (38-63) from the floor. The 38 made field goals is 10 more than the previous season high (28 at Wright State) and the most for the Bearcats under Mick Cronin.
The Bearcats have won 28 of the last 31 non-conference home games.
UC led the BIG EAST Conference, allowing 59.6 points per game in 2010-11. The Bearcats are allowing an average of 57.3 points through 10 games this season.
Cashmere Wright scored a career-high 25 points, his second 20-point effort of the season and the fifth of his career. He knocked down a season-high four triples and shot 10-of-16 from the floor overall. He dished out six assists and has 38 assists and 11 turnovers over his last six games (3.5 assist/turnover).
Sean Kilpatrick scored 16 points, his eighth straight double-figure scoring game and his ninth of the season. He is averaging 17.3 points per game over the last four.
Dion Dixon scored 15 points and has scored in double figures in nine of the first 10 games of the season.
Jermaine Sanders scored a career-high 12 points. After starting the season 0-for-3 from three-point range, he has knocked down his last five from long distance. He posted career-bests in minutes (22) and free throws made (4). He entered the game 4-of-10 from the free throw line (4-for-4 today).
Jaquon Parker grabbed a career-high nine rebounds and is averaging 11.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in his two starts this season.
Justin Jackson posted a career-best four blocked shots. He is averaging 2.1 blocks per game.
Jeremiah Davis III tipped in a UC miss for his first career basket in the first half. He posted career highs in points (8), field goals (3), field goal attempts (8), steals (2), assists (2), and minutes (18).
The Bearcats are back in action on Wednesday, Dec. 21, welcoming Arkansas-Pine Bluff to Fifth Third Arena for a 7 p.m. tip. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports Ohio.