SMU got a 25-point performance from Kendric Davis as they ran past Cincinnati 76-71 on Thursday at Moody Coliseum.
Bettors who backed SMU were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -7.5.
SMU got 19 points from Michael Weathers and another 15 points from Marcus Weathers. Kendric Davis contributed 5 assists, while Michael Weathers cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Cincinnati got a 21-point performance from David DeJulius, who was supported by 17 points from Jeremiah Davenport. David DeJulius had 4 assists in a losing cause for Cincinnati, while Jeremiah Davenport grabbed 7 rebounds.
SMU was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored SMU as they grabbed 43 boards, while Cincinnati only had 33