FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Jeremiah Davenport scored 19 points with five 3-pointers and seven rebounds, and Cincinnati held back SMU for a 74-71 win in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday.
Cincinnati (11-10) will face Wichita State (16-4) in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Keith Williams had 14 points and six assists for Cincinnati (11-10). Mike Saunders Jr. added 12 points and six rebounds and Mika Adams-Woods had 10 points.
Kendric Davis scored a career height of 35 points for the Mustangs (11-5). Ethan Chargois grabbed 12 rebounds and Tyson Jolly had six.