Cincinnati Basketball: Preview for the Bearcats upcoming matchup with Eastern Washington

Cincinnati Bearcats blow past Detroit Mercy Titans at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati Bearcats blow past Detroit Mercy Titans at Fifth Third Arena. /

Check out our preview for the Cincinnati Bearcats upcoming game against the Eastern Washington Eagles with the latest odds and players to watch!

Eastern Washington opened the regular season in a blowout loss at Utah before coming up short during a competitive matchup against Ole Miss this week.

Players to watch are Cincinnati guards CJ Fredrick and DaVeon Thomas, plus the Eastern Washington leading scorers Cedric Coward and Dane Erikstrup.

The Bearcats opened as 15.5-point favorites over Eastern Washington with the over/under projected at 152.5 points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Basketball: Preview for Bearcats matchup with Eastern Washington

  • Date: Sunday, November 12 at 12:00 PM
  • Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati
  • Series History: First ever meeting
  • TV Broadcast: ESPN+ and fuboTV

Everything seemed to go in for Wes Miller’s team in the opening half, shooting 13/21 from 3-point range against the Detroit Mercy Titans on Friday evening.

Fredrick led the way with a team-best 14 points on 4/5 shooting from outside in just 19 minutes, going a perfect 3/3 from beyond the arc in the first half.

Thomas led the Bearcats in points during his debut, compiling 15 points and three assists as he was the main focal point of the offensive attack on Monday.

Cincinnati Basketball: Wes Miller speaks on win over Detroit Mercy in press conference

During the postgame press conference, Miller broke down the Bearcats victory over Detroit Mercy and the second half performance via Cincinnati Athletics.

Even though the competition level hasn’t been great, the Bearcats have picked up a couple of double digit wins over quality opponents to begin the campaign.

In addition to having a hot shooting day, Cincinnati doubled up the Titans in assists and rebounds en route to beginning the season with a 2-0 record.

The Bearcats led 60-27 at halftime after ending the first half on a 12-0 scoring run before Detroit Mercy outscored Cincinnati by one point in the second half.

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