12/17 22:37 CST Cincinnati beats No. 19 San Diego State 71-62 in overtime
Cincinnati beats No. 19 San Diego State 71-62 in overtime
By JOE KAY
AP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) --- Farad Cobb hit a 3-pointer that put Cincinnati in control
in overtime, and the Bearcats pulled away to a 71-62 victory over No. 19 San
Diego State on Wednesday night after letting a late lead slip away in
The Bearcats (7-2) were coming off a 56-55 double-overtime loss at Nebraska on
Saturday night that underscored their season-long struggle to hit shots. Cobb
made the one in overtime that made the difference and finished with 12 points.
San Diego State (7-3) lost for only the second time in its last 20 overtime
Winston Shepard had a game-high 17 points, including a pair of free throws with
3.9 seconds left that tied it 57-all and sent it overtime. The Aztecs were
outscored 14-5 in overtime.