Bearcats Play Rematch At DePaul On Tuesday


Feb. 7, 2011

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Game 24: Cincinnati at DePaul
Tuesday, Feb. 8 -- 7 p.m. (EST) -- Allstate Arena (18,500) -- Chicago, Ill.
TV: ESPN2 -- Radio: 700 WLW

-Brandon Young led the Blue Demons with 15 points and Cleveland Melvin added 12, but DePaul remained winless in conference play after falling at Louisville on Feb. 5, 2011.
-Melvin, a 6-8 freshman forward from Baltimore, Md., leads the Blue Demons in scoring at 13.9 points per game. Young, a 6-3 freshman guard from Washington, D.C., is second on the team at 12.0 ppg and leads the team in assists at a 3.8 per game average.
-DePaul is ranked last in the BIG EAST in scoring defense, allowing 74.5 points per game.
-The Bearcats lead the all-time series vs. DePaul 32-15 aftering beating the Blue Demons 76-60 on Dec. 28 at Fifth Third Arena.

-UC 76, DPU 60: Dec. 28, 2010, Fifth Third Arena
-Final: Larry Davis scored a season-high 20 points, and undefeated Cincinnati opened Big East play by beating DePaul 76-60. The win extended the Bearcats' record to 13-0.
-Defining Moment: UC went on an 18-2 run starting at the 9:51 mark of the first half that increased its lead to 35-12. -Performance Leaders: Larry Davis - 20 pts., 2 reb., 1 steal.; Dion Dixon 16 pts., 2 reb., 2 ast.; Yancy Gates - 15 pts., 6 reb., 2 ast.