No. 11 Cincinnati 68, Wright State 58: JaQuon Parker scored a season-high 21 points, including 15 in a 23-6 spurt to start the second half, as the unbeaten Bearcats recovered from another slow start to defeat the visiting Raiders.
Trailing 28-22 at halftime, Cincinnati (12-0) started the second half on fire just like it did three days ago in a win over crosstown rival Xavier. Parker scored the first 10 points of the second half for the Bearcats and 15 in a run that turned a six-point halftime deficit into a 45-34 lead with 13:06 remaining.
Sean Kilpatrick tallied 12 points for Cincinnati and Titus Rubles added 11 as the Bearcats remained perfect against Wright State (8-4) in nine meetings. Cincinnati is one of five undefeated Division I teams.
Jerran Young led the Raiders with 14 points and posted his first career double-double as he grabbed 10 rebounds. JT Yoho added 13 for Wright State, which shot just 32.2 percent from the field against a Cincinnati team that limits its opponents to shoot only 34.8.
NOTEBOOK: Cincinnati is 12-0 for the eighth time in school history and the second time in three years. ... The Bearcats had 10 blocked shots, the seventh time this year they have blocked at least eight, matching the number of times they did it last year. ... Mick Cronin collected his 124th win as coach at Cincinnati, tying him for fourth with Tay Baker on the all-time list. His next win will tie him with Gale Catlett for third.