Cincinnati Downs Connecticut 63-58 - Match Report
Cincinnati got 26 points and 12 rebounds from Sean Kilpatrick en route to a 63-58 victory over Connecticut on Thursday at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati did not, however, defeat Connecticut against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks.
Justin Jackson had 15 points for Cincinnati and Ge'Lawn Guyn chipped in with 7 points. Sean Kilpatrick had 6 assists for them, while Sean Kilpatrick was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Connecticut got 16 points from Shabazz Napier in a losing cause and another 13 points from Lasan Kromah. Shabazz Napier contributed 3 assists for them, while Ryan Boatright had 4 rebounds.
Cincinnati hit the break trailing 31-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Cincinnati had a 32-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.