The Wildcats missed outside and end, including a handful of lay-ups.
They started to right the ship late in the first half when they rattled off the last nine of the frame and then continued that by scoring 19 of the first 20 second half points.
The Cavaliers did not score a field goal until over seven minutes passed in the second half and went a total of 10:45 without a field goal.
Chris Rodgers led the Cats on both ends of the floor. Rodgers scored 20 points while disrupting things with his aggressive defensive play.
Sean Singletary led all scorers with 24.