JaQuon Parker donated 11 points and eight rebounds while Sean Kilpatrick added 10 points for the Bearcats (14-3, 2-2 Big East), who had lost three of their previous four games overall before Saturday's triumph.
Rutgers (11-4, 2-2) was paced by Myles Mack with 15 points.
Scarlet Knights leading scorer Eli Carter was held to just six points in the setback.
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