Chicago State (5-7) dropped to 0-7 on the road after being blown out by Cincinnati (10-2).
The Cougars remained close for a large portion of the first half, trailing 23-20 at the 9:30 mark and 30-24 with 7:20 until halftime. The Bearcats then dominated the next 27 minutes to earn a 102-62 victory.
Chicago State received impressive contributions once again from senior Quinton Pippen and and junior Clarke Rosenberg.
Pippen, the team’s leading scorer, recorded 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-11 from three-point range.
Rosenberg posted 17 points, and he is now averaging 18 points on 51.9% field-goal shooting in his last four games.
Senior guard Nate Duhon added eight points off the bench.
Cincinnati had seven scorers reach double figures, led by Sean Kilpatrick’s 21 points. Kilpatrick also had 10 rebounds and four assists.
Justin Jackson (19 points, 13 rebounds) and Jermaine Sanders (14 points, 13 rebounds) also recorded double-doubles.
Chicago State will finish up non-conference play at Creighton (9-2) on Sunday afternoon.