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Cincinnati's Tre Scott proves double trouble for UConn in 67-51 win

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Posted at 9:50 PM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 22:01:50-05

CINCINNATI — Tre Scott grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds and scored 10 points to carry Cincinnati to a 67-51 win over UConn in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night.

Chris Vogt had 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Bearcats, (8-5), who beat UConn for the eighth-straight time. Jarron Cumberland added 15 points.

Cincinnati shot 50% in the first half and held the Huskies to 26% to open a 35-19 lead. UConn made 3 of 9 shots from 3-point range but just 4 of 18 inside the arc for a season-low opening half.

Brendan Adams had 11 points for the Huskies (9-4). James Bouknight added 10 points. Akok Akok had nine rebounds and four blocks.

The Bearcats took a 8-0 lead and never trailed.