Blue Demons and Bearcats square off for the 37th at 7 p.m.
Jan. 21, 2013
Game Notes: DePaul | Cincinnati
Live Stats: Gametracker
CINCINNATI - The DePaul women's basketball team hits the road for a mid-week BIG EAST Conference game at 7 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday at Cincinnati. The road contest can be heard on DePaul's BlueTube with Dave Bernhard and Patricia Babcock McGraw calling the action courtside. GameTracker is available while in-game scoring and notes can be followed at www.twitter.com/DePaulWBBSID.
The Blue Demons (14-5, 3-2 BIG EAST) are coming off a 79-67 conference win over Providence on Jan. 19. Against the Friars, Brittany Hrynko scored a season-high 23 points, dished out seven assists and grabbed seven rebounds. Chanise Jenkins, who was named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week on Jan. 21, added eight points and seven rebounds and assists.
For the week that Jenkins was named the league's Freshman of the Week, the Chicago native averaged 11.0 points and seven assists in two games for the Blue Demons. On the year, Jenkins is second on the team with 4.8 assists while Hrynko paces the squad with 5.6 assists per game.
DePaul and Cincinnati are meeting for the 37th time on Tuesday. The Blue Demons lead the all-time series 24-12 and have won the last five series games. In a series that dates back to 1986, the series is tied at eight games apiece in contests played in Cincinnati.
DePaul won 15 of the first 18 meetings while Cincinnati won eight of nine from 1999-2003. Since the 2003-04 season, the Blue Demons have won eight of the last nine with their only loss coming at Cincinnati in 2007.
Cincinnati (8-9, 0-4 BIG EAST) is looking for its first conference win and to snap a four-game losing streak. The Bearcats are coming off a 72-33 loss at Cincinnati and are playing their first home game since Jan.9.
Cincinnati is paced by Dayeesha Hollins' 16.4 points per game which ranks sixth in the league. The Bearcat junior is averaging 14.5 points in league games and is coming off an 11-point performance against the Cardinals.
Following Tuesday's game, the Blue Demons return to Lincoln Park at 7 p.m. (CT) on Jan. 29 when they host Pittsburgh. DePaul's game with the Panthers will be broadcast on The UToo in Chicago.
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