Check out several key players to watch as the Cincinnati Bearcats host the Evansville Purple Aces in the non-conference finale on Friday!
Players to watch include Cincinnati backcourt CJ Fredrick and DaVeon Thomas, plus forward Daniel Skillings Jr and center Viktor Lakhin.
Skillings is fresh off a career-high 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bearcats move to 10-2 with a recent 83-75 win over the Stetson Hatters.
Wes Miller's team is hoping to cap off the year with a dominant win over Evansville and remain undefeated at Fifth Third Arena this season.
Cincinnati Basketball: Players to watch against non-conference foe Evansville
Cincinnati should be able to secure a victory but Evansville senior forward Ben Humrichous could present a tough problem for the defense.
Despite dealing with a shoulder injury that was caused by a car accident last month, Bearcats guard Simas Lukosius is expected to play today.
Evansville enters the matchup on a 3-game win streak and a 10-2 record but is ranked 159th in the most recently updated KenPom rankings.
The Bearcats opened as 17.5-point favorites with the over/under currently placed at 150.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.