The University of Cincinnati men's basketball team defeated Xavier University 62-47 in the annual Crosstown Shootout Saturday afternoon at Fifth Third Arena.
The Bearcats improved to 9-1, while Xavier fell to 6-4. UC extends its lead in the series to 51-35.
UC junior guard Jarron Cumberland finished with a game-high 19 points on 7-of-15 shooting. He added four rebounds and four assists.
Sophomore guard Keith Williams added 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting and four assists.
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UC took care of the ball extremely well, committing only four turnovers. The Bearcats also won the rebounding category 36-30.
Official attendance: 12,513
The Bearcats return to Fifth Third Arena Wednesday, Dec. 19, to face the University of California, Los Angeles. Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m.