Sean Kilpatrick has been named to the American's weekly honor roll seven times this season, including each of the past three weeks.
Jan. 27, 2014
CINCINNATI - Tickets for the Feb. 22 University of Cincinnati men's basketball home game with Louisville are sold out the athletic department announcement on Monday.
The limited number of tickets that remained earlier in the day were sold by the early evening when the Bearcats hosted a Ticket Happy Hour promotion. Those fans attending the 12 p.m. contest are reminded to wear white for the annual White Out game. Visit GoBearcats.com/Gameday for all information about your visit to Fifth Third Arena.
Fans not able to get a ticket for the game are encouraged to visit UC's official secondary ticket market at www.VividSeats.com.
BEARCATS CLIMB AGAIN IN NATIONAL POLLS
Cincinnati (19-2, 8-0 American Athletic Conference) moved up the national rankings again on Monday, climbing to No. 13 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 15 in the USA Today poll.
The rankings are UC's highest since last season when the Bearcats were listed at No. 8 on Dec. 24, 2012. It also marks the Bearcats' best ranking in the month of January since a No. 8 ranking on Jan. 27, 2004.
The Bearcats have been ranked in the both of the national polls during each of the last three weeks. UC has been ranked in the AP poll at some point during each of the past four seasons. UC also has appeared in the AP poll 381 times in the poll's history, ranking 12th-most in the nation.
KILPATRICK NAMED AGAIN TO LEAGUE HONOR ROLL
UC senior guard Sean Kilpatrick was named to the American Honor Roll on Monday for the third consecutive week and seventh time this season.
Kilpatrick averaged 24.0 points and 5.0 rebounds while shooting 50.0 percent from the field (15 of 30) and 47.1 percent from three-point range (8 of 17) in a pair of UC victories.
He led Cincinnati in both of its wins last week including a season-high 29 points on 9 of 19 shooting with five three-pointers and a game-high eight rebounds in the Bearcats 80-76 victory at Temple on Sunday. Earlier in the week he netted a game-high 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting with a trio of three-pointers in UC's 69-51 home win vs. UCF.
He leads the American Athletic Conference in scoring at 19.1 entering the week.
Kilpatrick has scored 20 or more points in 10 games this season while leading all Bearcat scorers in 18 of 21 games.
No. 13/15 Cincinnati travels to No. 12/7 Louisville on Thursday for a 7 p.m. ET contest. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and 700 WLW.