Wyoming vs. #12 Cincinnati: Preview, Score Prediction

Wyoming vs. #12 Cincinnati: Preview, Score Prediction

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Wyoming vs. #12 Cincinnati: Preview, Score Prediction


Wyoming vs. #12 Cincinnati Preview & Score Prediction

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Wyoming (4-0) vs. #12 Cincinnati (5-0) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Wednesday, November 22nd
Tip-off: 4:30pm PT
Venue: John Gray Gymnasium
Radio: Cowboy Sports Network
TV/stream: FloHoops

Projected Wyoming Lineup

G Ny Redding
G Justin James – questionable to play due to mouth injury on Tuesday
G Hunter Maldonado
F Hayden Dalton
F Alan Herndon

Projected Cincinnati Lineup

G Justin Jenifer
G Jacob Evans
G Jaron Cumberland – averages 13.8/5.8/2.4 through five games
F Gary Clark
F Nysier Brooks

Why Wyoming Will Win

Cincinnati will present Wyoming’s toughest matchup all season. The Bearcats are physical, play tenacious defense (#2 in adjusted defense efficiency) and are experienced. Assuming Justin James is good to go after receiving stitches after a shot to the mouth in Tuesday’s win over Louisiana-Lafayette, the Cowboys will try to lean on its top scorers in James and Hayden Dalton to attack the Cincy defense. Points will be hard to come by on Wednesday, so any opportunity that Alan Herndon and Dalton can get down low for easy baskets will be huge. A quick start and strong finish is imperative for Wyoming if it wants to pull the upset.

KenPom Line

Wyoming +10, o/u: 146

Score Prediction

Cincinnati 75, Wyoming 67


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