Kyle Kuric scored 16 points, as No. 7 54 victory over Ohio.

Chane Behanan added 11 points and Gorgui Dieng totaled 10 points and 16 rebounds to notch his second career double-double in the win.

The Cardinals (5-0) trailed 51-46 with under three minutes remaining, but outscored Ohio 13-3 down the stretch to clinch coach Rick Pitino's 250th win with the program.

D.J. Cooper paced the Bobcats (3-1) with 16 points, while Reggie Keely and Stevie Taylor finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively.