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2018 Schedule
16-2, 1st in American

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

After another dominating win, BPI now views Purdue as the best team going forward and the favorite to win the NCAA tournament at 21 percent. Villanova, Virginia, Duke, and Michigan State round out BPI's current top five.

Cincinnati overcomes rough first half to beat UCF (0:41)

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

North Carolina's multi-decade streak of home-court perfection against Clemson remains intact. In a series dating to 1926, the Tigers have never won a game in Chapel Hill. Clemson is now 0-59 at UNC after tonight's 87-79 loss to the Tar Heels at the Dean Dome. One of the weirdest and most incredible streaks in sports continues.

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

UCF leads Cincinnati 19-15 at the half in Orlando, putting the Knights and the Bearcats within shouting distance of the record for fewest combined points in a D-I game since 1986 (62). We knew coming into the game that these were two of the best defenses in the country. We were right.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Purdue has almost caught Villanova in BPI's latest ratings and rankings. The model, which predicts team strength going forward, is not buying teams like Oklahoma, Arizona State and Kentucky the way the AP voters are.

Bearcats roll to 8th straight win (0:29)
Depth was key for Cincinnati's win over South Florida (0:56)
Cumberland hits step-back jumper for Bearcats (0:15)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Villanova (no surprise) leads BPI's favorites to win the men's NCAA Tournament.

Bearcats hold SMU to a 20-point win (0:54)
3-pointer gives Cincinnati 17-point lead over SMU (0:30)
Cincinnati capitalizes on SMU turnover (0:33)
Mustangs, Bearcats turn up the energy with wild sequence (0:36)
SMU delivers dart en route to bucket (0:23)
Valentine referees with antics and authority (0:55)
Bearcats' Evans hits game-winning jumper (0:32)
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Top 25 players in college basketball 2.0

Trae Young wasn't on our preseason list. So, yeah, it was time for an update. His rise all the way up the board isn't the only big move.


No. 21 Cincinnati routs Memphis 82-48, extending home streak

Gary Clark had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season, and Jarron Cumberland scored 15 points, leading No. 21 Cincinnati to an 82-48 victory over Memphis on Sunday that extended the nation's longest active home-court...

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.3105th
Rebounds Per Game39.832nd
Assists Per Game17.0Tied-29th
Points Allowed57.22nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours6
Tournament Record44-29
Championship Seasons1961, 1962
Tournament Appearances30