CINCINNATI – Tre Scott scored 13 career-high rebounds and scored 10 points to help both teams beat UConn 67-51 in the American Athletic Conference kick-off on Wednesday night.
Chris Vogt had 19 points in the 8-of-10 for the Bearcats (8-5), who defeated UConn for the eighth time in a row. Jarron Cumberland added 15 points.
Cincinnati shot 50% in the first half and held the Huskies at 26% to open a 35-19 lead. UConn made 3 of 9 shots from 3-point range, but only 4 of 18 within the arc for a season-low opening half.
Brendan Adams had 11 points for the Huskies (9-4). James Bouknight added 10 points. Akok Akok had nine rebounds and four blocks.
The Bearcats took the lead 8-0 and were not behind.