Presbyterian Vs. Cincinnati Final Score: Blue Hose Upset No. 20 Bearcats On Strength Of Khalid Mutakabbir 25 Points

WASHINGTON - MARCH 19: Head coach Mick Cronin of the Cincinnati Bearcats watches from the bench during their 69-58 loss to the Connecticut Huskies during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Verizon Center on March 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Presbyterian Blue Hose upset the No. 20 Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday by pulling off the 56-54 victory. Khalid Mutakabbir scored 25 points for the Blue Hose.

Mark up an early upset victory for the Presbyterian Blue Hose after defeating the No. 20 Cincinnati Bearcats, 56-54, on Saturday afternoon. Khalid Mutakabbir scored 25 points for the Blue Hose on 11-of-15 shooting, including three three-pointers on five attempts. Al'Lonzo Coleman added a double-double for Presbyterian by scoring 12 points and pulling down 11 boards. However, Coleman did have five of the team's 11 turnovers.

For the Bearcats, it wasn't a banner day shooting. While the Blue Hose hit 45.7 percent of their shots, the Bearcats were able to make just 35.5 percent of their attempts. Sean Kilpatrick and Yancy Gates scored 19 points and 17 points, respectively, but the team's three-player bench added zero points. Dion Dixon grabbed 10 boards to help the Bearcats to a 34-27 advantage on the boards.

Bearcats fans already were having a bad weekend with a 20-3 loss for the football team and this just made it worse. The basketball team looks to get back on track with a Monday against the Northwestern State Demons.

For more on the Bearcats, visit our Cincinnati blog Down the Drive. Also check out SB Nation NCAA Basketball for more on this season in college hoops.

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