Preview: Bearcats vs. UCF

Bearcats (17-2; 6-0 AAC) sit in first place in the AAC, ranked 15th in the polls and riding a 10-game win streak. UCF (9-7; 1-4) looking to snap a three game losing streak tonight at Fifth Third Arena.

Cincinnati moved up in the polls this week, 15th in the AP Poll and 16th in the USA Today after wins over Temple and USF. UC has held their opponents to 70 points in 27-consecutive games, the nation's longest active streak. UC and UCF have only face each other one time, back in December 30, 1983 in The Citrus Bowl Classic, UC won 62-48.

UCF is led by guard Isaiah Sykes averaging 15.4 points per game and also have four other players who average double figures. UCF will face a tough Bearcats full court pressure, the Knights average 13.4 turnovers per game.

Bearcats are off to their best in Mick Cronin's eight-year tenure as head coach. Led by seniors Sean Kilpatrick averaging 18.6 points per game and Justin Jackson 11.6 points per game. Tonight's game tips off at 9pm.


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