Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Cashmere Wright netted 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting on Sunday as No. 24 Cincinnati opened its season with an 80-57 whipping of Tennessee-Martin at Fifth Third Arena.
Sean Kilpatrick contributed 14 points for the Bearcats (1-0), who finished last season with a 26-11 record before losing in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament.
Justin Jackson finished with seven points and 11 rebounds, while David Nyarsuk added nine points and six boards in the victory.
Jeremy Washington led Tennessee-Martin (0-2) with 15 points, including 7-for-7 from the free throw line, and Myles Taylor contributed 12 points and six rebounds in the setback.
Mike Liabo donated 12 points and five rebounds for Skyhawks, who opened their season with a loss to Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday.