OrthoCinsational Play of the Week: John Newman’s dunk sparks UC win

Dan Skillings Jr. scored 21 points, John Newman III added 19 and Cincinnati pulled away in the last five minutes to beat UCF 68-57 on Saturday night.


Newman’s dunk tied the game 52-all with 5:15 remaining and sparked an 18-5 run to end it. Skillings and Newman each scored seven points during the stretch. The Bearcats shot 64% (14 of 22) from the floor and outscored UCF 41-18 in the second half.


Newman’s dunk earned him this weeks OrthoCinsational Play of the Week.