Cincinnati (7-7, 5-4) versus No. 6 Houston (17-3, 11-3)
Fertitta Center, Houston; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 6 Houston poses a major challenge for Cincinnati. Cincinnati has only played against a leaderboard once this season and lost. Houston lost 68-63 in the state of Wichita on Thursday.
SUPER SENIORS: Houston Quentin Grimes, DeJon Jarreau and Justin Gorham have scored a total of 43 percent of the team’s points this season, including 41 percent of all Cougars who have scored points in the last five games. ATTENTION TO WILLIAMS: Keith Williams connected 29.5 percent of the 44 3-pointers he tried, making 5 out of 15 in the last five games. He’s also made 67.1 percent of his fouls this season.
SLIPPING AT 74: Cincinnati is 0-5 if it allows at least 74 points and 7-2 if it keeps opponents on less than 74.
STREAK SCORING: Houston has won its last 11 home games, averaging 80.2 points while giving up 54.5 points.
DID YOU KNOW: The Houston Defense have only given their opponents 57.9 points per game this season, placing the Cougars second among Division I teams. The Cincinnati Offensive averaged 68.9 points in 14 games (number 232 nationwide).