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
Cincinnati0-09-260
Houston0-08-278
Wichita St.0-08-212
SMU0-08-397
Memphis0-07-3130
Temple0-07-313
Tulane0-07-392
UCF0-07-345
UConn0-07-3112
Tulsa0-07-4163
E. Carolina0-05-4328
So. Florida0-05-6323

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova0-011-05
Xavier0-010-116
Georgetown0-08-1192
Seton Hall0-09-225
Creighton0-08-249
St. Johns0-08-219
Butler0-08-338
Marquette0-07-370
Providence0-07-354
DePaul0-06-5223
 
Other games
ND 63 Final
SJU 67
NIOWA 68 Final
CREI 79
WISC 64 Final
IND 59