Point guard Cashmere Wright will be limited by a sprained knee, if he plays at all, when Cincinnati hosts No. 25 Marquette on Saturday, trying to end a three-game losing streak at home.
The senior sprained his right knee early in the second half of a 75-70 win at DePaul on Tuesday night and had to be helped off the court. Coach Mick Cronin said on Thursday that Wright's status for the game is uncertain.
''There's minor adjustments we'll make that are some pluses, some minuses,'' Cronin said. ''We probably become a bigger, more physical team when he's out of the lineup. We played a lot of quality minutes without him (at DePaul). We did a lot of good things without him on the floor.''
Cincinnati (15-3, 3-2 Big East) is going to have to do that again against Marquette (13-3, 4-0), which is one of three teams left with perfect Big East records. The Bearcats have leaned on Wright heavily the last few weeks. He has scored at least 20 points in three of the last four games, and had 20 p...