Boxscore
Cincinnati 87, Arkansas-Little Rock 53
Thursday, December 6, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio
Officials - Ed Corbett, Mike Nance, Alfred Smith
Attendance - 6127

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arkansas-Little Rock 17 36 53
Cincinnati 44 43 87

Recap


No. 12 Cincinnati 87, Arkansas-Little Rock 53:
Sean Kilpatrick scored 18 points as the host Bearcats recorded a school-record 23 steals and forced 32 turnovers en route to remaining unbeaten.

Kilpatrick missed his first five shots but finished 7-of-16 from the field as Cincinnati shot 47.9 percent and improved to 8-0 for the second time in three seasons.

Cheikh Mbodj tied a career high with12 points and reserve David Nyarsuk also chipped in 12 for the Bearcats while JaQuon Parker finished with 11.

The Trojans (7-4) lost their third game against a major conference opponent as they shot 40 percent. Will Neighbour, James White and Ben Dillard led the way with 10 points apiece, but freshman point guard John Gillon was held to four and committed eight of Arkansas-Little Rock's 32 turnovers.

The Bearcats never trailed and put the Trojans away early by forcing eight turnovers during a game-opening 25-8 run. Cincinnati swelled the lead to over 20 late in the first half and cruised to a 44-17 bulge at halftime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: G Cashmere Wright moved into sole possession of fourth place on Cincinnati's all-time steals list and now has 165. ... The Trojans have lost by a combined 86 points against three major conference opponents.

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Michael Javes 16:00 1-5 0-0 0-3 2 2 4 0 5 0 1 1 2
Will Neighbour 25:00 4-9 1-4 1-2 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 1 10
James White 24:00 5-9 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 2 4 0 6 0 10
John Gillon 30:00 0-4 0-2 4-5 0 3 3 4 0 2 8 0 4
Leroy Isler 31:00 2-7 0-2 1-2 1 3 4 2 2 3 7 0 5
Taggart Lockhart 26:00 3-6 0-2 0-0 1 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 6
Ben Dillard 19:00 3-3 2-2 2-2 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 10
Stetson Billings 14:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Kemy Osse 13:00 0-3 0-3 2-2 0 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 2
Ted Crass 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-50 3-15 10-18 8 19 27 12 18 9 32 5 53
  40.0% 20.0% 55.6% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 32

Cincinnati Bearcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cashmere Wright 20:00 4-10 0-5 0-0 1 0 1 4 0 3 3 0 8
Sean Kilpatrick 27:00 7-16 2-4 2-4 2 4 6 2 1 2 5 0 18
JaQuon Parker 23:00 4-8 2-5 1-2 0 2 2 2 2 3 0 0 11
Justin Jackson 29:00 3-5 0-1 1-4 2 2 4 4 1 4 1 0 7
Cheikh Mbodj 16:00 4-4 0-0 4-4 3 4 7 0 4 1 1 3 12
Jermaine Sanders 14:00 2-5 0-1 1-4 2 3 5 3 1 2 0 0 5
Ge'Lawn Guyn 18:00 2-4 1-3 1-1 0 1 1 3 2 3 3 0 6
Shaquille Thomas 12:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 2 0 0 2
David Nyarsuk 17:00 5-6 0-0 2-3 2 4 6 0 4 0 2 1 12
Titus Rubles 17:00 2-7 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 2 3 2 1 0 6
Alex Eppensteiner 3:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kelvin Gaines 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0
TOTAL 200 34-71 5-20 14-24 13 24 37 20 20 23 17 5 87
  47.9% 25.0% 58.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 17