Scores

Final

(5) Illinois 92

(26-6, 13-3 Big Ten)

(4) Cincinnati 68

(25-7, 12-4 C-USA)

    2:30 PM ET, March 21, 2004

    Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

    1 2 T
    #5ILL 49 4392
    #4CIN 33 3568

    Illini issue another NCAA statement

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Armein Kirkland scored 22 points and Jason Maxiell added 20 to help Cincinnati beat Division II Southern Indiana 82-62 in an exhibition game Saturday night.

    Eric Hicks added 13 points and 18 rebounds for the Bearcats, who open the regular season Friday night against Valparaiso.

    Reque Newsome and Chris Thompson each scored 11 points to lead the Screaming Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the preseason Division II rankings.

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