NCAA Scores, Cincinnati Vs. Missouri: Yancy Gates Leads Bearcats To 78-63 Win

It was almost never in doubt for Cincinnati on Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament as the Bearcats rolled to a 78-63 win over Missouri. Cincinnati took an 11-point lead into the half and put the game on cruise control in the second, easing to a 15-point win to secure a spot in the round of 32.

Yancy Gates led the way for Cincinnati with a game-high 18 points. Dion Dixon finished with 16 points, Cashmere Wright had 11 and Sean Kilpatrick added 10 points. Ricardo Ratliffe scored a team-high 13 points for the Tigers.

Cincinnati moves on to face Kemba Walker and the UConn Huskies on Saturday with a spot in the Sweet Sixteen on the line. Here’s the updated West region of the 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket.

No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 Hampton, March 18 at 3:10 pm ET on truTV

No. 8 Michigan vs. No. 9 Tennessee, March 18 at 12:40 on truTV

No. 5 Arizona vs. No. 12 Memphis, March 18 at 2:45 on CBS

No. 4 Texas vs. No. 13 Oakland, March 18 at 12:15 on CBS

No. 2 San Diego State defeats No. 15 Northern Colorado, 68-50

No. 7 Temple defeats No. 10 Penn State, 66-64

No. 3 UConn defeats No. 14 Bucknell, 82-51

No. 6 Cincinnati vs. No. 11 Missouri, 78-63

For more on March Madness, check out the printable 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket and full 2011 NCAA Tournament schedule. To connect with Missouri fans, stop by Rock M Nation. Check out Down the Drive to see the Cincinnati side of things.

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