Boxscore
Cincinnati 58, Alabama 56
Saturday, December 1, 2012 3:00 PM
Location - Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio
Officials - John Cahill, Mike Roberts, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 10155

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Alabama 27 29 56
Cincinnati 33 25 58

Recap

No. 16 Cincinnati 58, Alabama 56: Cashmere Wright made a jumper just before the buzzer as the host Bearcats remained unbeaten with a win over the Crimson Tide in the Big East/SEC Challenge.

Cincinnati forward Justin Jackson blocked Trevor Releford's shot with 11 seconds remaining, setting up the final sequence. After a pair of timeouts, Wright, who finished with eight points, converted the game-winner.

Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker paced the Bearcats with 13 points each while Jackson and Cheikh Mbodj blocked for shots apiece for the Bearcats (7-0).

Alabama (6-1), which rallied from a 13-point first half deficit, took its first lead with 14:16 left on a jumper with Trevor Lacey, who scored a game-high 16 points.

The Crimson Tide led 56-54 after Releford's layup with 49 seconds left, but Kilpatrick responded with his own layup to knot it again.

NOTEBOOK: Kilpatrick and Wright both went over the 1,000-point mark. It is the first time since 1996 that Cincinnati had two players reach the milestone in the same game. ... The Bearcats are 3-0 all-time in the Big East/SEC Challenge. ... Alabama, which averages 18 turnovers forced per game, only turned Cincinnati over 11 times.

Alabama Crimson Tide

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Trevor Releford 37:00 5-15 1-3 1-1 3 1 4 2 1 3 2 0 12
Carl Engstrom 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rodney Cooper 34:00 4-10 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 8
Trevor Lacey 36:00 7-11 2-4 0-0 0 7 7 3 2 2 3 0 16
Levi Randolph 27:00 2-4 0-0 0-1 1 4 5 0 2 0 1 1 4
Nick Jacobs 18:00 3-9 0-0 0-0 3 2 5 0 5 0 1 1 6
Moussa Gueye 19:00 1-3 0-0 1-1 1 5 6 0 3 0 1 2 3
Devonta Pollard 19:00 3-5 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 7
Retin Obasohan 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-57 4-11 2-3 11 20 31 8 16 5 15 5 56
  43.9% 36.4% 66.7% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 15

Cincinnati Bearcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cheikh Mbodj 30:00 3-4 0-0 2-4 2 3 5 0 2 0 1 4 8
Cashmere Wright 31:00 4-9 0-2 0-0 1 0 1 1 3 2 4 0 8
Sean Kilpatrick 36:00 4-11 1-3 4-5 3 2 5 2 3 1 1 0 13
JaQuon Parker 32:00 6-12 1-2 0-1 2 4 6 2 1 1 2 0 13
Justin Jackson 15:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 4 0
Titus Rubles 25:00 4-14 0-2 2-2 3 2 5 1 1 3 1 0 10
Ge'Lawn Guyn 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 2
Jermaine Sanders 9:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
David Nyarsuk 10:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 23-59 2-11 10-14 13 15 28 7 14 9 11 8 58
  39.0% 18.2% 71.4% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 11