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Kilpatrick scores 28 as 10th-ranked Bearcats shake off Houston for 73-62 in

  • Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick (23) drives against Houston forward Danuel House in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick (23) drives against Houston forward Danuel House in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Cincinnati guard Ge'Lawn Guyn (14) drives past Houston forward Danuel House (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Cincinnati guard Ge'Lawn Guyn (14) drives past Houston forward Danuel House (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Cincinnati forward Titus Rubles (2) shoots against Houston forward TaShawn Thomas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Cincinnati forward Titus Rubles (2) shoots against Houston forward TaShawn Thomas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)  (The Associated Press)

Sean Kilpatrick scored 28 points and Justin Jackson overcame foul problems to add 13 points, all in the second half, and the No. 10 Cincinnati Bearcats shook off Houston for a 73-62 win on Saturday.

Sophomore forward Shaquille Thomas added 11 for the Bearcats (23-3 12-1 American Athletic Conference), who were playing their first game since having a 15-game winning streak snapped with a 76-55 loss at SMU on Feb. 8.

Freshman forward Danrad Knowles scored 11 points to lead Houston (12-13, 4-8), which has lost six of its past seven and eight of its past 10 games, led Houston with 11 points. Sophomore guard L.J. Rose, sophomore forward Danuel House and junior forward TaShawn Thomas each added 10 for the Cougars.