Check out a statistical break down from the recent win at Wichita State! In addition to a great shooting night, Cincinnati was able to sustain high energy and intensity throughout the night.
Fueled by senior forward Jeremiah Davenport, the Bearcats built a double digit lead and coasted to a critical victory at Wichita State, improving to 11-5 overall and 2-1 in conference play.
Despite coming off the bench for the first time in 52 games, Davenport scored a season-high 22 points including 6/9 from 3-point range to help Cincinnati earn the first road win this year.
Landers Nolley II recorded his first double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds, highlighted by the game-sealing dunk with less than a minute remaining in the 70-61 win.
Cincinnati Basketball: Statistical break down from the Bearcats win over Wichita State
After the disappointing loss at Temple last weekend, Wes Miller mentioned the need to improve rebounding and that paid off with a 43-32 advantage on the glass against Wichita State.
Miller decided to start Ody Oguama for the first time this season to help boost production on the glass and the senior big man compiled six rebounds and a team-high three blocks in the win.
The Bearcats were able to hold Wichita State to a season-low 22 points in the first half, plus the lineup switch allowed Davenport to bring instant energy and a scoring punch off the bench.
Cincinnati has a chance to pick up another resume-building win with first place Houston coming to town tomorrow. Tip off is scheduled for 3:00 PM at Fifth Third Arena on ESPN and fuboTV.