Sean Kilpatrick did what seniors are supposed to do, lead. The veteran guard led Cincinnati with 21 points to help the Bearcats get a 68-57 victory over N.C. State. With the game tied at 48 Cincinnati went on a 20-9 run to finish the game. Kilpatrick got some help from his fellow seniors Justin Jackson who had a double double with 10 points and 10 rebounds to go along with four blocks and Titus Rubles who added 14 points and seven rebounds in the win. The Wolfpack struggled from the field shooting just 33% from the field. Mark Gottfried’s team was led by T.J. Warren’s 13 points and 10 rebounds and Ralston Turner added 13 in defeat.