The University of Cincinnati jumped out to a 10-0 lead Tuesday night at Fifth Third Arena and beat NKU in the final exhibition game of the season, 66-54.
Justin Jackson led UC with 24 points and 13 rebounds. Yancy Gates chipped in 19 points and 8 rebounds.
Eshaunte Jones, who beat West Virginia four-days-ago with a buzzer-beating three-pointer, led the Norse with 14 points. Moeller graduate Tony Rack also scored 11 points.
UC opens the regular season Sunday night against Alabama State.
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