Posted December 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
Behind its relentless defensive pressure, Cincinnati has earned its highest ranking since the 2003-04 season. The 11th-ranked Bearcats will try to continue their move up the AP poll on Thursday night when they host Arkansas-Little Rock. Cincinnati is off to its second 7-0 start in three years under coach Mick Cronin. The 2010-11 squad opened 15-0 en route to a 26-11 mark and an NCAA tournament berth. The Bearcats shot up six spots from No. 17 after Cashmere Wright hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer in a 58-56 victory over Alabama on Saturday in a matchup of unbeaten teams. The potent backcourt of Wright (15.3), Sean Kilpatrick (19.9) and JaQuon Parker (10.9) has done most of the damage, accounting for 46.1 of Cincinnati's 82.7 points per game. Kilpatrick and Parker each had 13 points, and Wright added eight in the defensive struggle against the Crimson Tide. Kilpatrick has scored in double figures in all seven games, reaching the 20-point mark three times. "The reaso...
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