Posted December 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Cincinnati is undefeated and coming off a victory over its archrival, but coach Mick Cronin and his players know there is plenty of room for improvement. The No. 11 Bearcats hope to avoid a letdown Saturday and continue their dominance over visiting Wright State, which is trying for a season-high fourth consecutive victory. Cincinnati (11-0) averages 80.9 points but is paced by a traditionally strong defense that's holding opponents to 57.6 points on 34.8 percent shooting. The Bearcats beat city rival Xavier 60-45 in the annual Crosstown Classic on Wednesday after last season's matchup was marred by a brawl at the end of the game. Cincinnati avenged that 76-53 defeat by holding the banged-up Musketeers to 37.7 percent shooting, including 2 of 13 from 3-point range, and forcing 15 turnovers. Sean Kilpatrick had 25 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Cashmere Wright added 15 points, six boards and four assists. However, the Bearcats shot 9 of 36 (25.0 percent) in th...
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