Cincinnati-Prairie View A&M: For Season Opener, It’s Survive and Advance

Posted by Jux Berg on November-16-2009 Add Comments

Juniors Larry Davis and Rashad Bishop kept colder-than-a-polar bear's-toenails-shooting Cincinnati afloat as the Bearcats clawed their way back from a 15-point deficit to Final Four contender Prairie View A&M, pulling away down the stretch for a less than comfortable 69-62 win at Fifth Third Arena. 

The game had the feel of an 'upset alert' NCAA Tournament game between the No. 2 and No. 15 seeds in the first round.  Through the first 15 minutes of the ballgame Cincinnati couldn't buy a shot (even a wide open dunk on the game's first play bricked off the back of the rim for Yancy Gates). 

Meanwhile, Prairie View A&M (representing the SWAC), was busy draining three-pointers and taking care of the ball.

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