Bearcats Travel to Pitt for Wednesday Night Contest

Feb. 19, 2013

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The Last Meeting
February 11, 2012
Fifth Third Arena
UC Outlasts Pitt, 62-57, For Most Wins In Elliott Era
The University of Cincinnati women's basketball team (13-12, 4-8 BIG EAST) defeated Pittsburgh (8-16, 0-11 BIG EAST), 62-57, to improve to 13-12, giving UC its most wins under head coach Jamelle Elliott. It marked Cincinnati's first BIG EAST Conference home win of the season and first time it has beat Pitt since March 16, 2000.

CINCINNATI -  The University of Cincinnati women's basketball team wraps up a stretch on the schedule that has the Bearcats playing five of seven on the road Wednesday evening at Pittsburgh. The Bearcats prepare for the 7 p.m. tip following a 75-46 loss on the road to St. John's while Pittsburgh most recently lost to Syracuse by an 80-39 final.

SERIES HISTORY: Pittsburgh leads the overall series with a 9-3 mark but Cincinnati was victorious in the meeting last season, earning a 62-57 win at Fifth Third Aren. Prior to that meeting, the Panthers had won eight straight. The series dates back to Dec. 5, 1982 when Cincinnati picked up an 85-59 road win over Pitt.

LAST TIME OUT: Cincinnati suffered a 75-46 road loss during BIG EAST action Sunday evening at St. John's. The Bearcats opened with an 8-0 run as the Red Storm started the contest 1-for-10 from the floor. However, St. John's turned around their shooting performance from there, finishing the half by making 16-of-22 shots and holding a 41-22 lead at the break.

Cincinnati was lead by Jeanise Randolph (Chicago, Ill. / Thornton Fractional North), who tied her season-high scoring total of 12 points. Alyesha Lovett (Newark, N.J. / Malcolm X Shabazz) finished one shy of her career-best rebounding total, grabbing nine.

SCOUTING THE PANTHERS: The scoring duo of Asia Logan and Brianna Kiesel lead the Panthers at 14.9 and 14.2 points per game respectively. Logan shoots 44.5 percent from the floor while Kiesel averages 33.3 percent of her shots.

Logan leads the team in rebounding at 7.1 per game. Chyna Golden is second at 5.3 rebounds. Kiesel is third with 4.9 boards while also leading the Panthers in both assists (2.9) and steals (1.4).