Washington leads No. 22 Cincinnati to 67-58 win over UH

HOUSTON (AP) - Kyle Washington had 19 points and nine rebounds as No. 22 Cincinnati extended its winning streak to six games with a 67-58 victory over Houston on Saturday night.

Troy Caupain added 13 points, Jacob Evans had 12 and Gary Clark chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds for Cincinnati (13-2, 3-0 American Athletic Conference). The Bearcats shot only 39 percent but hit 10 of 24 from 3-point range.

Cincinnati used an 11-2 run over a three-minute stretch to take a 50-36 lead on two free throws by Kevin Johnson with 12:13 left. Washington had six points during the spurt.

Houston (12-4, 3-1) got no closer than six the rest of the way.

Rob Gray, who missed Houston's win Wednesday with the flu, led the Cougars with 21 points but was 0 for 7 on 3s.


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