Sean Kilpatrick scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half and Cheikh Mbodj had four of Cincinnati's seven blocks, leading the 24th-ranked Bearcats to a 102-60 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night.
The Bearcats (2-0) took control with a 23-4 run in the first half that featured a pair of 3-pointers by Cashmere Wright. The point guard had all of his 11 points and three assists in the take-control half.
JaQuon Parker added 13 points for the Bearcats, who shot 53.7 percent and dominated the boards 51-25.
Davon Usher and Darryl Marshall scored 13 points apiece for MVSU (0-2), which has an all-new team and a pair of lopsided losses to open the season.
The Delta Devils lost their opener 93-57 at Mississippi, the start of an 11-game opening stretch on the road. Mississippi Valley State won't play at home until Jan. 6.