Cincinnati vs DePaul

Cincinnati 75, DePaul 70

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Cashmere Wright scored 20 points before leaving with an injury, leading Cincinnati to a 75-70 victory over DePaul Tuesday night.

Cincinnati (15-3, 3-2 Big East) won its second straight game after breaking a two-game losing streak at Rutgers. DePaul (10-7, 1-3) has lost four of its last five games.

Wright went down with an apparent right knee injury with 15:12 remaining. Playing defense, he had leaned toward a DePaul player when his leg gave out and he collapsed to the floor. Wright left the court and later returned to the Cincinnati bench but did not play again.

Wright had been the dominant player Tuesday, scoring his 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and handing out seven assists. The Bearcats led by 13 points when he exited.

Cleveland Melvin led DePaul with 32 points, 10 in the last 2:03 when the Blue Demons cut a 12-point lead to three.

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Scoreboard
Cincinnati (15-3) «413475
DePaul (10-7)383270

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Cincinnati Bearcats
T. Rubles, F210-12-43142
C. Mbodj, C212-32-33016
J. Parker, G325-101-430112
S. Kilpatrick, G314-77-1063018
C. Wright, G228-112-327120
J. Sanders191-30-13212
D. Nyarsuk181-10-03112
G. Guyn142-33-42037
J. Jackson120-02-24132
S. Thomas102-30-00004
Totals 25-4219-3135151575
 59.5%61.3% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F3614-203-480332
J. Crockett, F261-70-01132
D. Kirk, F262-30-04024
B. Young, G378-192-224218
C. McKinney, G244-71-234210
W. Clahar160-40-03440
M. Morgan151-50-01032
D. Robertson Jr.141-10-02022
D. McDonald60-00-02000
Totals 31-666-827132170
 47%75% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
Other games
ND 63 Final
SJU 67
NIOWA 68 Final
CREI 79
WISC 64 Final
IND 59