CINCINNATI -- Shareese Ulis scored 20 points and led a 3-point barrage that swept Cincinnati to a 65-62 victory over No. 20 Marquette on Monday night, ending the Bearcats' 13-game losing streak.
Cincinnati (9-19, 2-14 Big East) kept a small lead most of the way behind Ulis, who went 6 of 12 from behind the arc. The Bearcats, winless since beating South Florida on Jan. 5, were 13 of 29 overall on 3s.Shelly Bellman's 3 put Cincinnati ahead to stay 63-62 with 1:25 left. Ulis had a steal, and Bellman was fouled and made both free throws with 21 seconds left.Marquette (22-7, 10-6) had two shots to tie it. Tatiyiana McMorris missed a 3 with 11 seconds left, but Marquette got the rebound and passed it back out to McMorris, who missed again with 1 second left.McMorris led Marquette with 18 points.