ASSIST RATIOS: The Bearcats have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Hawks. Cincinnati has 35 assists on 77 field goals (45.5 percent) across its previous three contests while Monmouth has assists on 27 of 88 field goals (30.7 percent) during its past three games.
STIFLING DEFENSE: Cincinnati has held opposing teams to 33.9 percent shooting from the field this year, the lowest percentage among all Division I teams. Over their last three games, the Bearcats have held opposing shooters to 30.9 percent.
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