Cincinnati Basketball: Highlights from the Bearcats win against SMU in the regular season finale

Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius dribbles the ball against SMU Mustangs at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius dribbles the ball against SMU Mustangs at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer. /
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Check out a handful of highlights from the Bearcats blowout win over SMU in the regular season finale including David DeJulius clinching a career-high with a triple in the final minutes!

It was a perfect way to wrap up Senior Day as DeJulius set a new career-high by connecting on a 3-pointer to reach the 30-point plateau before receiving a standing ovation from the crowd.

Wes Miller’s team took a 51-34 lead into the locker room as senior center Kalu Ezikpe capped off the impressive first half performance with a thunderous poster dunk over the Mustangs.

After getting off to a quick start, Cincinnati held a double digit advantage for most of the day as Landers Nolley II totaled 24 points, highlighted by an acrobatic finish around multiple defenders.

Cincinnati Basketball: Highlights from the Bearcats win against SMU in the regular season finale

DeJulius had several highlight-worthy plays during his memorable Senior Day showing including a nasty crossover to drop his defender and knock down a midrange jumper in the second half!

The Bearcats came out with a lot of energy and played at a high level on both ends of the floor en route to securing an impressive win to improve to 20-11 and 11-7 in conference play.

With the regular season officially in the rearview, Cincinnati will turn their attention to a first round matchup against Temple in the AAC Tournament on Friday afternoon in Fort Worth.

During the postgame press conference, Miller broke down the Bearcats blowout win over SMU in the regular season finale and looked ahead to the postseason via Cincinnati Athletics.

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