Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats host Georgia Tech with a chance to stay unbeaten

Cincinnati Bearcats play Northern Kentucky Norse at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati Bearcats play Northern Kentucky Norse at Fifth Third Arena. /

After starting the season with a 4-game win streak, the Cincinnati Bearcats are attempting to improve to 5-0 against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets!

Cincinnati is fresh off a 90-66 win over Northern Kentucky to stay unbeaten but Georgia Tech could pose a legitimate threat as the programs square off.

Georgia Tech guard Miles Kelly leads the team with 21.0 points per game, and forward Tyzhaun Claude averages 12.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks.

The most recent meeting against Georgia Tech took place in the 1996 NCAA Tournament as Bearcats big man Danny Fortson fueled the way to an 87-70 win.

Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats host Georgia Tech with chance to stay unbeaten

  • Date: Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 PM
  • Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati
  • Series History: Bearcats lead 7-3
  • TV Broadcast: ESPN+ and fuboTV

Make sure to preview the Bearcats upcoming battle against Georgia Tech with the most recent pregame odds, players to watch and more prior to tip off!

Players to watch in the matchup include Cincinnati center Viktor Lakhin, backcourt duo Jizzle James and DaVeon Thomas, forward Dan Skillings Jr and more.

Skillings brought a ton of energy off the bench and was an integral part of the Bearcats blowing past Northern Kentucky on Sunday afternoon at home.

The New Jersey native connected on a pair of triples in the opening half and threw down a fastbreak dunk en route to totaling a career-best 25 points in a win.

Cincinnati Basketball: Preview for the Bearcats battle with Georgia Tech

Even though Georgia Tech has enough talent to stay within striking distance, the Bearcats should be able to pull away and eventually earn a notable victory.

Georgia Tech is led by first-year coach and previous NBA star Damon Stoudamire, along with former SEC combo guards Amaree Abram and Kowacie Reeves.

The Bearcats are currently 9.5-point favorites over Georgia Tech with the over/under placed at 149.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Wes Miller’s frontcourt should get a major boost from Aziz Bandaogo as he makes his long-awaited season debut after being cleared to play this week!

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