Memphis vs. Cincinnati – Sport Preview – January 20, 2021


The Cincinnati Bearcats (3-8, 0-0 AAC) will host the Memphis Lady Tigers (2-7, 0-0 AAC) in the AAC game at Fifth Third Arena on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The matchup takes place on ESPN + held at 6:00 PM ET.

Cincinnati team statistics

Last season, Cincinnati scored 69.4 points per game, 2.3 more than the 67.1 Memphis allowed per competition during the season. The Bearcats were 17-2 in games when they racked up over 67 points.

The Bearcats relied on their starters on most points last season. Only 15.9 percent of their points came from bankers. When Cincinnati non-runners took up 11.1 points per game, more than that average, the Bearcats went 10-2.

Memphis team statistics

The Lady Tigers scored 65.4 points per game last season, more than the 63.1 Cincinnati allowed. When Memphis hit 63, it went 10-1 a year.

Led by Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu’s 3.2 offensive rebounds a season ago, the Lady Tigers plunged well on the offensive averaging 13.1 per game. That total was the fifth best in the AAC.

Cincinnati final season leader

Cincinnati’s top scorer and rebound was Iimar’i Thomas last season, who averaged 18.6 points and 7.8 boards per game. The Bearcats also received 15.6 points, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals from Antoinette Miller and 12 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game from Angel Rizor.

Averaging 1.7, Sam Rodgers made three points on a competition last season. She was Cincinnati’s most prolific three-point shooter, dropping 34 percent of her shots from downtown.

Memphis final season guide

Memphis’ top goalscorer last season, Jamirah Shutes, averaged 15.2 points, 3.4 assists and 1.8 steals per game. Fankam Mendjiadeu finished the Lady Tigers with 8.6 rebounds per game, adding 12.2 points, while Gazmyne Herndon led the team with 3.9 assists per game, averaging 8.4 points.

Madison Griggs had the most three-pointers per game for Memphis last season. He shot 39 percent from a distance and hit 3.1 three points per competition.

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