Forty-nine points in his last 51 minutes. Sean Kilpatrick seems to like Cincinnati's new up-tempo offense.
The junior guard scored a career-high 29 points on Sunday, hitting eight shots from behind the arc, and the 24th-ranked Bearcats dominated from the outset of a 93-39 victory over North Carolina A&T.
The Bearcats (3-0) opened with a 14-point run that featured four 3s by Kilpatrick, who got wide-open shots all around the arc. Cincinnati's lead never slipped below double digits. It wound up as the Bearcats' most lopsided win since 1994.
And Kilpatrick was right in the middle of it.
''None of that surprises me,'' coach Mick Cronin said. ''His preparation every day for every game is as good as I've ever been around as a coach. It's off the charts.''
Kilpatrick had 21 points in the opening half and matched his career best with six 3-pointers. He made more shots from beyond the arc than the Aggies (1-3) did overall in the half -- NC A&T was 4 of 30.
''I was just playing ...