2012 Big East Basketball Championship, Cincinnati Vs. Louisville Score Update: Cardinals Up 24-14 At Half

It was an offensive struggle for the Bearcats in the first half of the Big East championship, as they managed just 14 points and trail Louisville 24-14 at half.

Yancy Gates had four of the Bearcats points, and as a team Cincinnati shot just 24.1 percent, including missing all of its three point tries.

Louisville wasn't much better offensively, shooting just 37.5 percent as a team, and each side failed to generate offensive rhythm.

There were a few offensive highlights in the first half, as seen below:

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Both teams are headed for the NCAA tournament regardless of tonight's outcome, with seeding and first round matchups to be announced Sunday evening.

For more on the Cincinnati Bearcats, check out Down the Drive. For more on Louisville Cardinals hoops, visit Card Chronicle. For SB Nation Cleveland's coverage of the Big East Tournament, stay with this StoryStream. For complete coverage of Championship Week and Selection Sunday, visit SB Nation's College Basketball hub.

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