UC Hoops: Bearcats Win in OT Again

Cincinnati came into Fifth Third Arena fresh off an overtime victory at Tulsa, and left the arena with another overtime victory, 74-72 over Connecticut. The Bearcats (14-3, 3-1, 30th) had a three point lead in regulation before UConn’s Alterique Gilbert drilled a three-pointer at the buzzer. Gilbert led the Huskies (10-7, 1-3, 104th) with 18 points. Meanwhile, Jarron Cumberland continued his impressive play with 22 points and 6 rebounds for the Bearcats. Down by 2, UConn attempted a layup, but UC’s Justin Jenifer drew a game-winning charge. This is the first time in over fifty years UC has won back to back OT games. Cincinnati will remain at home for a matchup with the South Florida Bulls (12-4, 2-2, 97th). The game will be held Tuesday at 7 PM. TV: ESPNNEWS Radio: 700 WLW

 

Cincinnati rallies to beat UConn 74-72 in OT

Jarron Cumberland (34) led all scorers with 22 points and was 11-12 on free throws. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
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