Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Cincinnati Preview

Cincinnati-
Pomeroy Ranking- 60th
Record- 14-7 (5-4)
Best Win- Maryland (ranked 12th)
Worst Loss- St. John's (ranked 88th)
Pomeroy Prediction- ND 74-73

Key Players-
#33 Lance Stephenson- 12.2 PPG, 5.1 RPG- 9 points, 5 rebounds in the first meeting, turned the ball over three times and was just 3-9 from the field.
#5 Deonta Vaughn- 12.0 PPG, 3.5 APG, 36.0% 3PA- Had a tough shooting night, but kept at it enough to lead the team with 15 points. 3-9 from beyond the arc, 7 rebounds, no assists.
#34 Yancy Gates- 10.5 PPG, 6.7 RPG- Owned the offensive glass. 6 of his 13 boards led to Bearcat second chances. Added 11 points of his own.

Last Game- Cincy 60-58

Bearcats outrebounded the Irish 48-28.
Notre Dame squandered a seven-point halftime lead and led by one with two minutes to go.
Yancy Gates tipped in a last second game winner.

1 comment:

Joe said...

I don't think even Gus Johnson could have made that preview hopeful or optimistic sounding.

I think we nip Cincy in a close won.

This team has at least one more "oh let's fool the fans into thinking we're a tournament caliber team" run in them. They trick me every time.