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Cincinnati opens fast, beats Chicago State 102-62
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jermaine Sanders was one of three Cincinnati players with double-doubles, and the Bearcats turned in the most dominant rebounding performance in their history, beating Chicago State 102-62 on Monday night.
Sanders had his first career double-double in Cincinnati's big first half and finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds. It was the first time in 12 years that the Bearcats had more than one player with a double-double.
Cincinnati (10-2) used its front-line advantage to dominate the boards 69-21. The plus-48 rebound margin set a school record.
Forward Justin Jackson finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Sean Kilpatrick added 21 points and 10 rebounds for Cincinnati.
Chicago State (5-7) remained winless on the road, going 0-7 with four of the losses by double digits. Quinton Pippen had 20 points for the Cougars.