With an opportunity to pick up a second straight win, the Bearcats are set to face Central Florida on Saturday at noon on ESPN and fuboTV.
Fresh off a blowout over last place Tulsa earlier this week, Wes Miller’s team is hoping to pick up a much-needed win against a quality opponent.
Players to watch in the upcoming matchup include Knights freshman forward Taylor Hendricks, plus veteran backcourt duo CJ Kelley and Ithiel Horton.
Central Florida started conference play with a 4-1 record before losing the last four games against Houston, South Florida, Temple and Tulane.
Cincinnati Basketball: TV coverage, where to watch as the Bearcats host Central Florida
- Date: Saturday, February 4 at 12:00 PM
- Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati
- TV Broadcast: ESPNU and fuboTV
- Series History: Bearcats lead 12-5
Following a pair of losses, it was important for the Bearcats to get off to a quick start and put away the conference’s last place team on Wednesday night.
Cincinnati returns to action against Central Florida on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena. Tip off is at noon as the Bearcats look to keep the momentum going.
Both teams are competing for a first round bye in the AAC Tournament next month and a win this weekend would be a step closer to securing that goal.
Cincinnati Basketball: Jeremiah Davenport leads the Bearcats to bounce back win over Tulsa
After jumping out to a double digit lead, the Bearcats coasted to an 81-55 win over Tulsa behind Jeremiah Davenport’s game-high 20 points and four rebounds!
Cincinnati went on a 16-0 run midway through the first half and never looked back en route to securing the win to improve to 15-8 and 6-4 in AAC play.
Landers Nolley II had 13 points and a career-best 13 rebounds in his fourth double-double this year. David DeJulius racked up 11 points and nine assists.
Viktor Lakhin continued to dominate the paint with 10 points and eight rebounds. Mika Adams-Woods added 10 points and five assists to fuel the charge.