Houston Falls 61-60 to Cincinnati - Recap

Houston Falls 61-60 to Cincinnati - Recap

Sean Kilpatrick scored 17 points leading Cincinnati to a 61-60 victory over Houston at Hofheinz Pavilion on Tuesday.

Cincinnati won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread.

Jermaine Sanders had 11 points for Cincinnati and Justin Jackson chipped in with 7 points. Justin Jackson had 4 assists for them, while Titus Rubles was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Houston got 17 points from Brandon Morris in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jherrod Stiggers. Tione Womack contributed 6 assists for them, while Danrad Knowles had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Cincinnati were victorious, as the score was 40-24 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 41 boards, while Cincinnati only had 37.