Insider Profile: Sean Kilpatrick

Insider Profile: Sean Kilpatrick

New Bearcat Insider intern Christian Warner profiles Bearcats basketball standout Sean Kilpatrick.

In his fourth year as a Cincinnati Bearcat, Sean Kilpatrick has been one of the most productive players in the history of the Cincinnati Basketball program.

In the Bearcats' most recent game against Middle Tennessee State, Kilpatrick's 23 points moved him to eighth on the Cincinnati all-time scoring list, passing Louis Banks who recorded 1,644 points from 1988-91. But that is just one of the many accomplishments the redshirt senior guard from Yonkers, New York has achieved since being a Bearcat.

Kilpatrick was one of 12 players in the nation named to the USA Basketball World University Games Team that competed July 7-16 in Kazan, Russia. Kilpatrick averaged 7.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in eight contests helping the USA to a ninth place finish at the World University Games. He scored a game-high 18 points with four three-pointers, four rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes against United Arab Emirates on July 7.

He has also been recognized as with numerous honors such as a Second Team All-BIG EAST selection for the 2012 and the 2013 season, 2012-13 John R. Wooden Midseason Top 25 selection, 2012-13 Naismith Award Top 30 selection, owns single-season scoring record during the Mick Cronin era (577 points in 2012-13), and he is one of 11 players in UC history to reach 1,400 career points in his third season.

In a post-game interview after the Bearcats' most recent victory against the Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee State, when asked whether moving to eighth on UC's all-time scoring list mattered to him.

"No, I really don't pay attention to those types of stats. All I want to do is go out there on the court and give my 100 percent to help my teammates keep winning games. Winning is the most important statistic to me."

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