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Wichita State Falls 80-79 to Cincinnati - Recap
Cincinnati grabbed a 80-79 win over Wichita State on Thursday, behind a 24-point effort from Jarron Cumberland at Charles Koch Arena.
Cincinnati was a +5.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Keith Williams had 17 points for Cincinnati and Chris Vogt chipped in with 12 points. Jarron Cumberland had 5 assists for them, while Tre Scott was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Wichita State got 19 points from Jaime Echenique in a losing cause and another 16 points from Deante Dennis. Jamarius Burton contributed 4 assists for them, while Jaime Echenique had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cincinnati were victorious, as the score was 41-36 at the break.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-27.
Cincinnati heads into a battle against Connecticut. Wichita State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.