DEJON JARREAU LEADS NO. 12 HOUSTON PAST NO. 25 CINCINNATI 65-58 IN BIG AAC MATCHUP
DeJon Jarreau scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, Corey Davis Jr. also had 16 and No. 12 Houston held off No. 25 Cincinnati 65-58 on Sunday in Houston,
Jarreau added eight rebounds and five assists. He scored 11 consecutive points in the second half, including six straight to give Houston a 6358 lead with 3 1-2 minutes left. Davis and Jarreau each made free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal it for the Cougars (23-1, 10-1 American Athletic Conference).
Galen Robinson Jr. had 10 points for Houston, which won its eighth straight and extended its home winning streak to 32 games. Houston shot 49 percent from the field.
Jarron Cumberland scored 27 points on 9-of-25 shooting, and Cane Broome added 10 points for Cincinnati (20-4, 9-2), which had its eightgame winning streak snapped. The Bearcats shot 33 percent from the field, including 27 percent in the second half.
After taking a 58-57 lead on Cumberland's 3-pointer with 6:11 left, Cincinnati missed its last 11 field goals and went scoreless for the rest of the game.
— Associated Press