Originally written on Bearcats Blog  |  Last updated 10/27/14
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The Cincinnati Bearcats improved to 7-0 with a 58-56 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide this afternoon. UC was up 9 late in the first half before Trevor Lacey drilled a 3 to get the margin to 6. From there, it was nip and tuck the whole second half. The teams traded the lead numerous times. The Crimson Tide used their press to slow down the Cincinnati offense and put constant double teams on Sean Kilpatrick away from the ball. It worked because UC had trouble scoring. Kilpatrick got the last laugh though, when he tied the game at 56 on a layup in the last minute. Alabama couldn't capitalize on their possession, giving the ball back to UC with around 7 seconds left. Mick Cronin called timeout and said (probably) "Get the ball to Cash, and Cash you score." That's exactly what happened. Cash got the ball, raced right to left on your radio dial, and hit a fall away jumper a couple feet outside the left box. It was a high arching shot that touched nothing but the bottom of the net. Fo...
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