7:00 PM ET, November 24, 2009
Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, Hawaii
Gates scores 12 of his 17 in second-half stretch that downs No. 22 Terps
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Sophomore Yancy Gates wants to restore the legacy at Cincinnati basketball.After consecutive victories over ranked opponents, the Bearcats are well on their way.Gates scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and added 13 rebounds and Deonta Vaughn had 16 points in leading the Bearcats to the championship game of the Maui Invitational with a surprising 69-57 victory over Maryland (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) on Tuesday at the Lahaina Civic Center.
• Cincinnati defeated ranked opponents in back-to-back games for the first time since defeating Villanova and Pittsburgh in January of 2008.
• Yancy Gates once again led Cincinnati with a team-high 17 points, and freshman Lance Stephenson finished with 11 points and eight rebounds.
• Greivis Vasquez finished with a game-high 19 points in the loss for Maryland.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-53 (.358)||27-61 (.443)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-14 (.143)||4-17 (.235)|
|FT Made-Attempted||17-31 (.548)||11-17 (.647)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||24 (0/0)|
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