The Cincinnati Bearcats will be trying to avoid a series sweep at the hands of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane when they play on Wednesday night. The Bearcats are coming off a 90-52 loss to Houston as 12.5-point underdogs. The Golden Hurricane are coming off a 72-66 win over Temple as four-point favorites.
Cincinnati is 8-2 in its last 10 games against Tulsa.
Bearcats Trying To Bounce Back From LossThe Bearcats had their four-game winning streak snapped by Houston in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Golden Hurricane, which will give them their fifth win in their last six games.
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Cincinnati has struggled offensively, averaging 67.7 points per game. They finished with 52 points in their last game, making 30 percent of their field goals and 23.8 percent of their three-pointers.
Jeremiah Davenport led the way for Cincinnati with 11 points and two rebounds, while Tari Eason added 10 points and five rebounds for the Bearcats, who finished with two players in double figures.
Cincinnati has also struggled defensively, giving up 71.4 points per game. They gave up 66 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to win this game.
Golden Hurricane going For Second Consecutive WinThe Golden Hurricane were able to snap their three-game losing streak with a win over Temple in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Bearcats, which will give them their third win in their last six games.
Tulsa isn’t very good offensively, averaging 66.2 points per game. They finished with 72 points in their last game, making 42.9 percent of their field goals and 26.1 percent of their three-pointers.
Elijah Joiner led the way for Tulsa with 17 points and three assists. Brandon Rachal finished with 13 points and four steals, while Darien Jackson added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Hurricane.
Tulsa is one of the better defensive teams in the country, giving up 63.9 points per game. They gave up 66 points in their last game and will need to keep it up if they want to get the win.
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