CINCINNATI – The Bearcats of Brescia and CCU go head-to-head in a RSC rematch on Tuesday night. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m., directly to follow the women's contest. A live stream will be available via the Eagle Network.
LAST TIME OUT
Cincinnati Christian snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday with a 95-72 victory over Rio Grande. The Eagles forced 15 Red Storm turnovers and eight assists.
ABOUT THE EAGLES
CCU has piled up a 7-16 (4-7) record through 23 games this season as they begin to round out its 2016-17 campaign.
As through the majority of the season, sophomore Blake Walsman has led the Eagles in both points and rebounds. Walsman is averaging nearly a double-double with 18.3 ppg and 8.6 boards. The forward ranks 11th in the country with his 3.3 offensive rebounds per game as he has also grabbed 30 total rebounds in the last three matchups.
Point guard Burton is nearing the 100-assist mark as he has accounted for 91 helpers on the season (3.98 apg). On eight different occasions this year, Burton has handed out at least five assists for the Eagles.
The Bearcats head to Cincinnati with seven wins under their belt also (7-15, 4-8). Most recently, BU picked up a 78-72 victory over Ohio Christian.
Dillon Geralds has similar figures to CCU's Walsman with his 18.9 ppg and 8.05 rebounds. Geralds has tallied double-figure scoring in 19 of 21 games, including back-to-back 20-plus point games through his last pair of games.
Trey Howard has been an offensive force as well for BU with is 14.36 ppg. Howard is 42-percent from the field and 81-percent from the charity stripe for the Bearcats. Last time out against CCU, he recorded 21 points.
Saturday (Feb. 4) marks the final home contest for CCU this season and will be recognized as Senior Day. Tip-off against IU-Southeast is set for 3 p.m., directly following the women's matchup.