Cincinnati Defeats Houston 73-62 - Recap
Cincinnati got a 28-point performance from Sean Kilpatrick as they ran past Houston 73-62 on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread.
Cincinnati got 13 points from Justin Jackson and another 11 points from Shaquille Thomas. Sean Kilpatrick contributed 6 assists, while Justin Jackson cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Houston got a 11-point performance from Danrad Knowles, who was supported by 10 points from L.J. Rose. L.J. Rose had 5 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while TaShawn Thomas grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cincinnati were victorious, as the score was 29-28 at the break.
Cincinnati won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 27-21.