Sunday, March 12, 2017

Gary Clark Leads Cincinnati to American Athletic Final With 25 Point Effort

College Hoops Player of the Day for Saturday, March 11, 2017

Junior forward Gary Clark scored 25 points to lead the Cincinnati Bearcats to an 81-71 victory over Connecticut in Saturday's American Athletic tournament semi-finals.

Clark did the bulk of his scoring from the foul line where he canned 15 of 16 free throws. He was 5-for-9 from the field, adding nine rebounds.

With the victory, the Bearcats advance to the tournament final on Sunday against #12 SMU, 70-59 victors over UCF.

Cincinnati is ranked #15 in the AP poll. During the regular season, the Bearcats defeated the Mustangs, 66-64, at home, and lost, 60-51, at SMU.

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