How to Watch Houston vs. Cincinnati Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 27

The No. 1 Houston Cougars (24-3, 11-3 Big 12) will try to build on a 16-game home win streak when they square off against the Cincinnati Bearcats (16-11, 5-9 Big 12) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Fertitta Center. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2.

You’ll want to check out ESPN2 for the upcoming matchup that pits the Cougars against the Bearcats.

Cougars vs. Bearcats Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Fertitta Center

Cougars Insights

  • Houston is scoring 74.2 points per game this season (167th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really thrived on defense, surrendering just 56.1 points per game (best).
  • The Cougars are grabbing 39.1 rebounds per game (38th-ranked in college basketball). They are ceding 33.2 rebounds per contest (92nd-ranked).
  • Houston ranks 178th in the country with 13.1 dimes per game.
  • The Cougars have been shining when it comes to turnovers this season, ranking fifth-best in college basketball in turnovers per game (8.1) and 12th-best in forced turnovers per contest (15.2).
  • This season, Houston is sinking 7.5 threes per game (178th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 34.2% (167th-ranked) from downtown.
  • With a 30.1% three-point percentage allowed this season, the Cougars are 24th-best in college basketball. They rank 51st in college basketball by giving up 6.2 threes per contest.
  • Houston is attempting 39.6 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 64.4% of the shots it has attempted (and 72.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 21.9 treys per contest, which are 35.6% of its shots (and 27.9% of the team’s buckets).

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Bearcats Insights

  • In 2023-24, Cincinnati is 146th in college basketball on offense (74.9 points scored per game) and 74th defensively (67.9 points allowed).
  • In 2023-24, the Bearcats are 14th-best in college basketball in rebounds (40.4 per game) and 29th in rebounds conceded (31.7).
  • This season Cincinnati is ranked 91st in the country in assists at 14.6 per game.
  • In 2023-24, the Bearcats are 217th in the country in turnovers committed (11.6 per game) and 203rd in turnovers forced (11.1).
  • Cincinnati makes 7.1 3-pointers per game and shoots 32.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 212th and 245th, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Giving up 6.5 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.8% from downtown, the Bearcats are 80th and 135th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
  • Cincinnati takes 34.8% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 65.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.8% of Cincinnati’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 74.2% are 2-pointers.

Cougars Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Cougars this season is LJ Cryer, who averages 15 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game.
  • J’wan Roberts leads Houston in rebounding, averaging 7.1 per game, while Jamal Shead leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.9 in each contest.
  • Cryer makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cougars, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.
  • The Houston steals leader is Shead, who averages 2.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Ja’Vier Francis, who compiles 1.4 rejections per contest.

Bearcats Leaders

  • Dan Skillings Jr. is at the top of the Bearcats scoring leaderboard with 12.1 points per game. He also pulls down 6.3 rebounds and racks up 1.5 assists per game.
  • Cincinnati’s leader in rebounds is Viktor Lakhin with 6.5 per game, and its leader in assists is Day Day Thomas with three per game.
  • Simas Lukosius is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Bearcats, hitting two threes per game.
  • Thomas (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for Cincinnati while Lakhin (one block per game) is the block leader.
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