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UC guard Sean Kilpatrick has been named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week after averaging 29 points per game and 2.5 assists per game in the Bearcats' wins against Memphis and Rutgers.
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This is a big-boy league. Like, the best league in the country. This isn't the high-school league.
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Unlike their counterparts across town, the Bearcats wake up this morning knowing this coming week will be relatively stress free at least in regard to their NCAA Tournament status.
Yes, I know an eight seed is by no means something to be proud of, but two weeks ago an eight seed looked good for the Owls.
Percentages: FG .452, FT .688. 3-Point Goals: 8-23, .348 . Team Rebounds: 1. Blocked Shots: 7 .
There isn't a person in the country who can say with a straight face that Sean Kilpatrick doesn't belong among this group.
Despite 19 points from senior guard/forward J.J. Moore and a double-double by junior forward Kadeem Jack , Rutgers fell to No.
A marathon spelling bee between two Kansas City-area students who exhausted the initial word list last month ended after 29 more rounds Saturday when the eventual runner-up stumbled over the word "stifling."
The 15th-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats can earn at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title should they win at Rutgers on Saturday afternoon.
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and No. 6 Villanova clinched the outright Big East championship for the first time in 32 years by holding off Xavier 77-70 on Thursday night in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin has made a push to recruit more high school talent from New Jersey, in part because of the help of assistant Darren Savino a Jersey City native and former assistant at Rutgers.
Photos by Mark Weber / The Commercial Appeal A dejected Memphis guard Michael Dixon Jr. walks away as Cincinnati senior forward Justin Jackson, who had 13 points and nine rebounds, celebrates with the sellout crowd on Senior Night after the Bearcats pulled away in the second half Thursday night at Fifth Third Arena.
Rutgers returns to friendly confines of the RAC to host No. 15/15 Cincinnati in a 12 noon tip-off on Saturday in the 2013-14 regular season finale.
Sean Kilpatrick, Russ Smith and Shabazz Naipier are all legitimate first team All America candidates.