Cincinnati 83, TCU 72
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)—Field Williams scored 24 points, Jason Maxiell had 22 and Leonard Stokes added 20 as Cincinnati beat TCU 83-72 on Saturday.
Cincinnati (9-3, 2-0 Conference USA) only got 17 points from the bench but hit 52 percent from the field. Williams was 9-of-18, including 6-of-13 on 3-point tries. Maxiell was 10-for-14, and Stokes was 6-for-8.
Bingo Merriex led TCU (6-7, 0-2) with 18 points. Junior Blount added 17, and Corey Santee had 16. Jamal Brown finished with eight points and 11 rebounds for the Horned Frogs.
The Bearcats jumped to a 45-35 halftime lead then held TCU to 41 percent shooting from the field in the second half.