Cincinnati-USF Postgame Notes

Feb. 19, 2014

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USF (14-11, 9-5) 62, CINCINNATI (11-15, 4-11) 43


With the USF win, Cincinnati's lead in the overall series falls to 14-11 and in Cincinnati to 5-4. The Bulls have won four straight over UC and seven of the last nine.


  • UC Starters: Kayla Cook (g), Alyesha Lovett (g), Jasmine Whitfield (g), Chelsea Jamison (f), Jeanise Randolph (f).
  • After Cincinnati scored the first basket of the game, USF scored the next 10 points over a three minute and seven second span to take a 10-2 lead.
  • USF put together another first-half run over the final six minutes of the half, outscoring UC 11-2 to take a 31-16 lead at the break.
  • USF shot 46 percent in the first half compared to 24 percent for UC.
  • USF's 47-28 final advantage in rebounding represented the largest deficit for the Bearcats this season. The Bulls entered the contest with a 7.8 rebounding margin advantage over opponents.
  • Cincinnati limited their 23rd opponent below their season scoring average holding the Bulls to 62 points after entering the contest averaging 67.1 ppg.
  • The Bulls made 14 trips to the free throw line, scoring 11 points. Conversely, Cincinnati added just three points on four attempts from the charity stripe.
  • Cincinnati was outscored 19-7 on fast-break points and 19-0 in bench points.


  • Alyesha Lovett finished with 20 points, accounting for her 13th double-digit scoring effort of the season and the 20th of her career.
  • After scoring 20 points for the first time in her career Saturday against Temple, Lovett repeated the feat Wednesday with another 20-point effort.
  • Jeanise Randolph reached double-digits in scoring for the 15th time this season and the 29th time in her career with 11 points.
  • Jasmine Whitfield went 2-7 from three point range during the contest, marking the fifth time in the last six games the sophomore has knocked down at least one three.
  • Kayla Cook played 25 minutes in the contest, giving her 3,625 for her UC career. The senior now trails Elaine Burke (1991-94) by 55 minutes for fifth place on the all-time minutes played list.
  • Chelsea Jamison finished with six rebounds tying her season-high effort. The junior also had a career-high two blocks.