Cincinnati Basketball: Highlights from the Bearcats high-scoring victory over Tulane

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II drives toward basket against Tulane Green Wave. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II drives toward basket against Tulane Green Wave. The Enquirer. /
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Check out a handful of highlights from the Bearcats 88-77 win over Tulane in the AAC opener on Thursday night including Landers Nolley II’s off-balance triple to beat the shot clock buzzer!

Nolley finished with a game-high 23 points on 5/9 shooting from 3-point range as Cincinnati remained the highest scoring team in the AAC with an average of 80.9 points per game.

Bearcats senior guard David DeJulius knocked down a series of impressive shots in the second half, highlighted by a stepback jumper to halt Tulane’s run and extend the lead to 58-52.

Following a near turnover in the final minutes, DeJulius found sophomore center Viktor Lakhin for an alley-oop dunk to seal the win. Lakhin totaled 13 points and 13 rebounds against Tulane.

Cincinnati Basketball: Highlights from the Bearcats high-scoring victory over Tulane

Wes Miller’s team had all five starters score in double digits as Mika Adams-Woods compiled a season-high 18 points and six assists, while Jeremiah Davenport had 10 points in the victory.

After trailing in the opening minute, Cincinnati responded with a 10-0 run to build a double figure lead and eventually take a 45-35 lead into halftime. Nolley racked up 14 points in the first half.

Despite being outscored in the paint, the Bearcats held off Tulane’s comeback attempt in the second half to extend the 4-game win streak and start conference play on a positive note.

Cincinnati improved to 10-4 with the win over Tulane and will continue the AAC schedule on Sunday at Temple in the first game of the new year. Tip off is set for January 1 at 3:00 PM.

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