NCAA Basketball

SMU Mustangs (15-17)


Sun. 3/3 Thu. 3/7 Sun. 3/10 Thu. 3/14 Fri. 3/15
vs. Wich 
L 55-67
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@ Hou 
L 79-90
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@ USF 
W 77-71
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@ Tulsa 
W 74-65
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@ Cin 
L 74-82
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No. 24 Cincinnati beats SMU in American quarterfinals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) When it came to the final minutes of a close game, No. 24 Cincinnati had enough energy to finally pull away and advance to the American Athletic Conference semifinals

Jarron Cumberland had two late three-point plays and finished with 26 points to help the Bearcats beat SMU 82-74 on Friday night. Cincinnati (26-6) will face the Temple-Wichita State winner in the semifinals.

Tied at 66 with 4:53 remaining, the Bearcats steadily pulled away with Cumberland taking over. His three-point plays came with 3:46 remaining and 2:21. The Mustangs missed shots and were left to foul in hopes of cutting into the lead.

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Leaders
Points: J. McMurray18.1
Rebounds: F. Hunt6.4
Assists: J. Whitt Jr.4.0
FG%: J. Whitt Jr.48.8%
FT%: E. Chargois69.9%
3P%: J. McMurray39.5%
Steals: J. Whitt Jr.1.4
Blocks: I. Mike1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
11 Houston 16-2 33-4
22 Cincinnati 14-4 28-7
UCF 13-5 24-9
Temple 13-5 23-10
Memphis 11-7 22-14
Wichita State 10-8 22-15
South Florida 8-10 24-14
Tulsa 8-10 18-14
Connecticut 6-12 16-17
SMU 6-12 15-17
East Carolina 3-15 10-21
Tulane 0-18 4-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.0 (194)
Rebounds: 11.7 (63)
Assists: 13.8 (143)
FG%: 44.2% (189)
FT%: 71.5% (153)
3P%: 34.1% (202)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.3 (149)
Rebounds: 23.9 (282)
Assists: 15.4 (334)
FG%: 42.8% (127)
FT%: 72.4% (290)
3P%: 35.1% (237)
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Teams Score Time
Interleague
New York 11 F
Kansas City 5
American League
Baltimore 7 F
Boston 13
Cleveland 8 F
New York 4
Seattle 7 F
Toronto 0
Detroit 4 F
Tampa Bay 5
Minnesota 6 F
Texas 3
Chicago 2 F
Los Angeles 9
Houston 4 F
Oakland 1
National League
San Diego 3 F
Philadelphia 2
St. Louis 5 F
Cincinnati 4
Los Angeles 3 F
Atlanta 5
Milwaukee 8 F
Washington 16
Miami 6 10th
Colorado 6
San Francisco 1 8th
Arizona 5
Chicago   7:10pm
Pittsburgh  
Teams Score Time
New Orleans 19 F
Los Angeles 17
Seattle   8:00pm
Minnesota  
San Francisco   Mon 8:00pm
Denver  
BMW Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Justin Thomas -25 F
2 Patrick Cantlay -22 F
3 Hideki Matsuyama -20 F
4 Tony Finau -18 F
5 Jon Rahm -16 F
5 Brandt Snedeker -16 F
7 Corey Conners -15 F
7 Lucas Glover -15 F
9 Kevin Kisner -14 F
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 11 Denny Hamlin 1
2 95 Matt Dibenedetto 7
3 2 Brad Keselowski 13
4 18 Kyle Busch 31
5 9 Chase Elliott 6
6 42 Kyle Larson 2
7 14 Clint Bowyer 20
8 41 Daniel Suarez 18
9 1 Kurt Busch 4
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 2 Tyler Reddick 38
2 98 Chase Briscoe 6
3 23 John Hunter Nemechek 9
4 51 Jeremy Clements 5
5 22 Austin Cindric 1
6 08 Gray Gaulding 13
7 61 Timmy Hill 21
8 7 Justin Allgaier 3
9 1 Michael Annett 15
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 24 Brett Moffitt 1
2 51 Chandler Smith 7
3 4 Ross Chastain 2
4 52 Stewart Friesen 3
5 98 Grant Enfinger 14
6 2 Sheldon Creed 24
7 88 Matt Crafton 11
8 99 Ben Rhodes 4
9 4 Todd Gilliland 17