UC Hoops: Cats’ Fall to UCF

Cincinnati lost a competitive matchup at UCF, 58-55. The Bearcats (25-5, 14-3, 16th) were led by Tre Scott and his 20 point effort. Scott shot nine of 15 from the field, two of three from long-range, and had nine rebounds. Jarron Cumberland added 10 points for UC, but shot less than 30% from the field (5-18). BJ Taylor had 22 points and six rebounds in his final home game for UCF (23-6, 13-4, 17th). Fellow senior Tacko Fall used his 7’6″ frame to score 10 points, grab six rebounds, and block three shots. UC’s Cane Broome came up short on a three-pointer which would have sent the game to overtime. The Cats’ will host Houston (28-2, 15-2, 4th) on senior day on Sunday at noon. TV: CBS Radio: 700 WLW.

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UC’s Keith Williams (2) was held to four points at UCF (AP).

 

2018-19 AAC Standings

TEAM CONF GB OVR
Houston 15-2 28-2
Cincinnati 14-3 1 25-5
UCF 13-4 2 23-6
Temple 12-5 3 22-8
Memphis 10-7 5 18-12
Wichita State 9-8 6 16-13
South Florida 8-9 7 19-11
Tulsa 8-9 7 18-12
UConn 5-12 10 14-16
SMU 5-12 10 13-16
East Carolina 3-14 12 10-19
Tulane 0-17 15 4-25

 

UC Hoops: Bearcats Beat UCF

Cincinnati got their biggest win of the season Thursday night versus UCF, 60-55. The home victory strengthens the solid tournament resume for the Bearcats (22-4, 11-2, 15th). Justin Jenifer (12), Keith Williams (12), and Jarron Cumberland (11) all scored double-digits for UC. Aubrey Dawkins led the Knights (19-6, 9-4, 31st) with 18 points. Central Florida remains “on the bubble” for the NCAA tournament. The Cats’ will continue play at Connecticut (13-13, 4-9, 135th) on Sunday at 2 PM. TV: ESPN Radio: 700 WLW

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Justin Jenifer led the Cats’ with 12 points (The Enquirer).

2018-19 American Standings

TEAM CONF GB OVR
Houston 12-1 25-1
Cincinnati 11-2 1 22-4
UCF 9-4 3 19-6
Temple 9-4 3 19-7
Memphis 8-6 4.5 16-11
South Florida 7-6 5 18-8
Wichita State 6-7 6 13-12
Tulsa 6-8 6.5 16-11
SMU 5-8 7 13-12
UConn 4-9 8 13-13
East Carolina 2-11 10 9-16
Tulane 0-13 12 4-21