Balanced Bearcats flatten UAPB 105-49

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Justin Jenifer scored 13 points, Keith Williams added 12 and six Cincinnati Bearcats reached double figures as they set a season high for scoring while flattening Arkansas-Pine Bluff 105-49 on Tuesday night.

Trevon Scott and Cane Broome each scored 11 points for Cincinnati (6-1), which easily extended its winning streak to six games before a crowd of 8,513.

Cincinnati guard Jarron Cumberland, who went into the game averaging a team-high 18.2 points per game, finished with 10 points and a team-high six assists before sitting out the second half.

Rashawn Fredericks also scored 10 for the Bearcats, who reached triple figures for the first time since scoring 107 against Savannah State and 102 against Western Carolina in the first two games of last season.

Trevor Banks, Terrance Banyard and Cameron Posey each scored eight points to lead UAPB (2-5). Golden Lions' guard Martaveous McKnight, who went into the week ranked fourth in the country with an average of 28.0 points per game, finished with a season-low seven, going 2-for-11 from the field.

Cincinnati took control with a 10-0 run for a 13-3 lead less than four minutes into the game. Cumberland sparked the run with back-to-back 3-pointers.

The Golden Lions went 10 minutes, 19 seconds between their first and second field goals and they had more turnovers than points until McKnight broke free for a layup on a give-and-go with 8:21 left in the first half, cutting the Bearcats' lead to 35-12.


UAPB: The Golden Lions saw their winning streak snapped at a modest two games.

Cincinnati: After scoring just 56 points in their opener, the Bearcats have reached at least 71 in each of their next six games.


UAPB: At Texas Tech on December 5.

Cincinnati: The Bearcats play on an opponent's home court for the first time all season at UNLV Saturday.

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