NCAA Game Summary - Cincinnati at DePaul
(Tuesday, January 15)
Final Score: Cincinnati 75, DePaul 70
Rosemont, IL (Sports Network) - Cashmere Wright scored 20 points and handed
out seven assists as the Cincinnati Bearcats fought back to capture a 75-70
win over the DePaul Blue Demons in a Big East Conference battle at Allstate
Also scoring in double figures for the Bearcats (15-3, 3-2 Big East) were Sean
Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker with 18 and 12 points, respectively, as they won
their second straight outing.
The Blue Demons (10-7, 1-3) were led by Cleveland Melvin who tallied a game-
high 32 points, shooting 14-of-20 from the floor, while adding eight boards in
the team's fourth setback in the last five contests. Brandon Young dropped in
18 points and Charles McKinney 10.
DePaul opened game on a 13-2 run, but that advantage didn't last long and
eventually the team fell behind at intermission by three points, 41-38. While
the Blue Demons connected on an impressive 54.8 percent from the floor through
the first 20 minutes, the Bearcats erupted with 66.7 percent accuracy in the
In the second half the Cincinnati lead ballooned to 14 points just over five
minutes into the period, but because the visitors shot only 13-of-24 at the
free-throw line, it allowed DePaul to close the gap.
The Bearcats survived despite converting 19-of-31 at the charity stripe and
turning the ball over 19 times on the night.
01/15 23:51:38 ET
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