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.