The Cincinnati Bearcats would have to face a conference enemy the Syracuse Orange. The Bearcats were coming off an amazing game against Marquette which Cincinnati would come out on top. Sean Kilpatrick did awesome against Marquette, he had 36 points. He did good against SU also just the Bearcats would come up short. Kilpatrick would end the game with 21 points.
Micheal Carter-Williams was amazing like he always is. He had a team leading 16 points and 7 assists. Plus Jeremi Grant had a good game too as he lead the 'Cuse in rebounds with 7. Jeremi Grant would come into the game when Dajaun Coleman was taken out of the game fairly early in the first quarter. Brandon Triche and C.J Fair have been hot in previous games and they have carried that momentum to this game when they would both put up 13 points. Fair would end with 6 rebounds and 100% free throw shooting in this game. The reason that SU would come out on top in this game is that they had played much better defense. They had 7 steals and the Bearcats only had 2. The 'Cuse 5 blocks compared to Cincinnati's 1. After this loss Cincinnati's record will drop to 16-4 and Syracuse will be 18-1.