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NCAA Game Summary - Middle Tennessee at Cincinnati



(Saturday, December 21)

Final Score: Cincinnati 69, Middle Tennessee 48

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Sean Kilpatrick matched his season high with 23 points, and the Cincinnati Bearcats earned a 69-48 win over the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in a non-conference matchup at Fifth Third Arena.

Justin Jackson recorded his third career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Bearcats (9-2), who improved to 8-0 at Fifth Third Arena as they opened a four-game homestand. Jackson also tallied four blocks and four steals in the victory.

Kerry Hammonds led the way with 17 points for the Blue Raiders (8-4) behind a 5-of-8 effort from the perimeter, although he was the team's only double-digit scorer on the day.

Neither team shot better than 26 percent from the floor in the first half, which ended in a 21-21 tie.

But the Bearcats caught fire in the second stanza, shooting 60.7 percent from the floor and 6-of-12 from beyond the arc. The Blue Raiders made only 7-of-24 field-goal attempts over the final 20 minutes and shot just 26.7 percent for the game.

The Bearcats never trailed in the contest despite committing 18 turnovers.

12/21 17:22:49 ET

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Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
7:00pm Tonight
MIA
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Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
8th
CHC 5
ARI 2
 
6th
COL 6
SFG 5
 
5th
OAK 0
TEX 1
 
4th
SEA 0
HOU 2
 
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CHR 9
DUR 1