UC Hoops: Cincy Survives Wichita State

Cincinnati defeated Wichita State 66-63 in the AAC semifinals. The Cats’ (27-6, 16-4, 15th) were led by Nysier Brooks’ 13 points and Cane Broome’s clutch layup down the stretch. Wichita State (19-14, 12-9, 87th) was led by Markis McDuffie (18) in scoring. UC plays Houston (31-2, 18-2, 2nd) for the conference championship Sunday at 3:15 PM.

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Keith Williams (2) dunks against Wichita State Shockers forward Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler (44) during the second half in the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum.

Keith Williams had six points in the UC victory (Justin Ford/USA Today Sports).