Bearcats no match for Muskies 83-63


CINCINNATI (7-3)

Ado 1-4 0-0 2, Adams-Woods 2-11 0-0 4, Davenport 3-10 2-2 11, DeJulius 5-13 1-2 12, Newman 4-5 5-7 14, Saunders 2-5 2-2 8, Lakhin 4-8 0-2 8, Koval 0-0 0-0 0, Madsen 0-0 0-0 0, Hensley 1-2 0-0 2, Oguama 0-1 2-2 2, McGinnis 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-59 12-17 63.

XAVIER (9-1)

Hunter 1-3 0-0 2, Miles 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-8 0-0 3, Jones 1-2 6-6 8, Scruggs 5-11 4-5 14, Nunge 9-14 11-15 31, Kunkel 4-8 2-3 12, Freemantle 3-5 2-2 8, Odom 1-3 3-4 5. Totals 25-54 28-35 83.

Halftime_Xavier 42-27. 3-Point Goals_Cincinnati 7-22 (Davenport 3-7, Saunders 2-3, Newman 1-1, DeJulius 1-5, Lakhin 0-2, Adams-Woods 0-4), Xavier 5-16 (Nunge 2-4, Kunkel 2-5, Johnson 1-4, Freemantle 0-1, Hunter 0-1, Scruggs 0-1). Fouled Out_Saunders, Oguama, Freemantle. Rebounds_Cincinnati 25 (Lakhin 6), Xavier 39 (Nunge 15). Assists_Cincinnati 12 (Saunders 5), Xavier 16 (Scruggs 5). Total Fouls_Cincinnati 27, Xavier 18. A_10,707 (10,250).

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jack Nunge had a career-high 31 points plus 15 rebounds as Xavier easily defeated Cincinnati 83-63 on Saturday night.

Paul Scruggs had 14 points for Xavier (9-1), which won its fifth straight game. Adam Kunkel added 12 points.

Cincinnati scored 27 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

John Newman III had 14 points for the Bearcats (7-3). David DeJulius added 12 points. Jeremiah Davenport had 11 points.

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CINCINNATI (7-3)

Ado 1-4 0-0 2, Adams-Woods 2-11 0-0 4, Davenport 3-10 2-2 11, DeJulius 5-13 1-2 12, Newman 4-5 5-7 14, Saunders 2-5 2-2 8, Lakhin 4-8 0-2 8, Koval 0-0 0-0 0, Madsen 0-0 0-0 0, Hensley 1-2 0-0 2, Oguama 0-1 2-2 2, McGinnis 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-59 12-17 63.

XAVIER (9-1)

Hunter 1-3 0-0 2, Miles 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-8 0-0 3, Jones 1-2 6-6 8, Scruggs 5-11 4-5 14, Nunge 9-14 11-15 31, Kunkel 4-8 2-3 12, Freemantle 3-5 2-2 8, Odom 1-3 3-4 5. Totals 25-54 28-35 83.

Halftime_Xavier 42-27. 3-Point Goals_Cincinnati 7-22 (Davenport 3-7, Saunders 2-3, Newman 1-1, DeJulius 1-5, Lakhin 0-2, Adams-Woods 0-4), Xavier 5-16 (Nunge 2-4, Kunkel 2-5, Johnson 1-4, Freemantle 0-1, Hunter 0-1, Scruggs 0-1). Fouled Out_Saunders, Oguama, Freemantle. Rebounds_Cincinnati 25 (Lakhin 6), Xavier 39 (Nunge 15). Assists_Cincinnati 12 (Saunders 5), Xavier 16 (Scruggs 5). Total Fouls_Cincinnati 27, Xavier 18. A_10,707 (10,250).