Cincinnati Bearcats forward Simas Lukosius had a huge impact in securing the last-second win at 15th ranked Texas Tech earlier this weekend!
In the final minute of regulation, Lukosius scored the go-ahead basket to lift Cincinnati past Texas Tech in a critical Big 12 Conference matchup.
Lukosius compiled a team-high 16 points and four rebounds, and Dan Skillings Jr posted 14 points and seven rebounds off the bench.
The Bearcats will look to keep the momentum going as Big 12 contender Houston comes to town on February 10 at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati Basketball: Simas Lukosius helps lifts the Bearcats past Texas Tech
During a postgame press conference, Cincinnati head coach Wes Miller reflected on the massive win over Texas Tech per Cincinnati Athletics.
For the first time in a decade, the Bearcats have recorded a second road win over a ranked team with the thrilling triumph against Texas Tech.
“I'm so proud of my team tonight. We responded, bounced back and had a great approach against a great team in a very difficult place to play!"
The Bearcats shot a perfect 10/10 from the free throw line and held a 39-35 rebound advantage en route to improving to 15-7 so far this season.