CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Bryant passed for 314 of his 354 yards in the first half with a career-high four touchdowns, and Tyler Scott had career-highs with 185 receiving yards and three TDs, as Cincinnati defeated Indiana 45-24 on Saturday.
The American Athletic Conference announced an agreement Friday with Cincinnati, Houston and UCF that paves the way for the schools to join the Big 12 in 2023.
The three schools announced in September they had accepted invitations to join the Big 12, which moved quickly to a rebuild its membership after Texas and Oklahoma revealed they planned to join the Southeastern Conference in 2025.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Houston looked more like itself in the second half, with the 18th-ranked Cougars counting on big man Fabian White Jr. to finish off their American Athletic Conference tournament opener.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — David DeJulius had 22 points as eighth-seeded Cincinnati got past ninth-seeded East Carolina 74-63 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
DALLAS (AP) — Kendric Davis scored 25 points, Michael Weathers had 19 points and 11 rebounds and SMU defeated Cincinnati 76-71 on Thursday night.
Marcus Weathers added 15 points and Emmanuel Bandoumel had 10 points and 10 rebounds for SMU (21-7, 12-4 American Athletic Conference).
HOUSTON (AP) — Fabian White Jr. had a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds as No. 14 Houston beat Cincinnati 71-53 on Tuesday night and clinched the American Athletic Conference regular-season title.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Russel Tchewa made a hook shot as time expired to lift South Florida to a 56-54 win over Cincinnati on Saturday night.
Russel Tchewa registered 13 points to lead the Bulls.
Caleb Murphy had 10 points for South Florida (8-20, 3-13 American Athletic Conference), which snapped its six-game losing streak.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — C.J. Walker had 13 points as UCF defeated Cincinnati 75-61 on Wednesday night.
Isaiah Adams had 12 points for UCF (17-9, 9-7 American Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Zach Hicks came off the bench to tally 16 points to lead Temple to a 75-71 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.
Damian Dunn had 15 points for Temple (15-9, 8-5 American Athletic Conference).
CINCINNATI (AP) — David DeJulius registered 17 points and six assists as Cincinnati beat Wichita State 85-76 on Thursday night.
Mika Adams-Woods had 15 points and six rebounds for Cincinnati (17-9, 7-6 American Athletic Conference).
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Harris had 15 points to lead five Memphis players in double figures and the Tigers defeated Cincinnati 81-74 on Tuesday night.
Jalen Duren and Landers Nolley II added 13 points apiece for the Tigers.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Fabian White Jr. scored a career-high 22 points, Jamal Shead had 17 points and No. 6 Houston won its 12th straight game by beating Cincinnati 80-58 on Sunday night.
Taze Moore scored 13 points and Reggie Chaney added 10 for Houston (20-2, 9-0 American Athletic Conference), which hasn't lost since Dec.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jalen Cook scored 20 points and Jaylen Forbes scored 13 and Tulane beat Cincinnati 68-60 in the Bearcats' American Athletic Conference season opener Saturday night.
The Green Wave (5-6, 2-0) built a 25-8 lead and extended the margin to 48-25 at halftime.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 24 points, freshman Chet Holmgren showed off his unique skill set and top-ranked Gonzaga overwhelmed No. 2 UCLA 83-63 on Tuesday night to win the Empire Classic.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arkansas was clinging to a one-point lead over Cincinnati in the final minute when JD Notae missed a shot.
The Razorbacks got the offensive rebound, and Au'Diese Toney missed a shot.
NO. 1 GONZAGA 107, CENTRAL MICHIGAN 54
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chet Holmgren scored 19 points and No. 1 Gonzaga breezed past Central Michigan 107-54 in the Empire Classic ahead of a Final Four rematch with No.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cincinnati coach Wes Miller had no idea who he was watching early on against Illinois on Monday night.
Not because he's in his first year with the Bearcats, either.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hayden Koval buried a dagger of a 3-pointer from the top of the key, Jeremiah Davenport drove for a layup with just over a minute remaining and Cincinnati turned back a Georgia rally for a 73-68 win on Saturday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeremiah Davenport registered 11 points and eight rebounds as Cincinnati easily beat Evansville 65-43 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
David DeJulius had nine points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Cincinnati.
The four schools that were extended invitations Friday to join the Big 12 Conference:
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin announced the addition of 7-foot-1 center and Cincinnati transfer Chris Vogt on Friday.
Vogt started 50 games at Cincinnati. He averaged 5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks and 19.4 minutes last season, all drops from the previous season.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati has hired UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller to replace the fired John Brannen...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kelvin Sampson and No. 7 Houston are going to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament, this time with an American Athletic Conference tournament title after finally getting past Cincinnati in the championship game...
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremiah Davenport and Mason Madsen scored 19 points apiece as Cincinnati got past East Carolina 82-69 on Sunday...
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CINCINNATI - After missing two entire seasons, 40-year-old Bronson Arroyo got himself back in the win column Tuesday night. Adam Duvall hit his first career grand slam, Joey Votto had a two-run shot and Arroyo got his first victory in almost three years, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3.
Two wins by No. 14 seeds. Two sons winning games for their father-coaches. Two overtimes. The team nobody thought belonged in the field winning a game. The Big 12 starting 0-3. And, heartbreak for Harvard.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Painter hopes the road of elimination-like games Purdue traveled to get into the NCAA Tournament has his Boilermakers ready for the pressure they'll face on Thursday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The game plan has become common for Cincinnati.
Play close games, and turn it over to the seniors in the end.
It worked again on Saturday for the 10th-ranked Bearcats.