No. 21 Cincinnati holds on to edge SMU 29-27


              Cincinnati safety Ja'von Hicks (3), linebacker Ty Van Fossen (13) and cornerback Arquon Bush (9) signal incomplete pass after SMU wide receiver Roderick Daniels Jr., center, was unable to catch a pass for a two-point conversion in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. Cincinnati won 29-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati place kicker Ryan Coe (40) kicks an extra point as SMU cornerback Sam Westfall (26) defends during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. Cincinnati won 29-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati safety Ja'von Hicks (3), linebacker Ty Van Fossen (13) and cornerback Arquon Bush (9) signal incomplete pass after SMU wide receiver Roderick Daniels Jr., center, was unable to catch a pass for a two-point conversion in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. Cincinnati won 29-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati place kicker Ryan Coe (40) kicks an extra point as SMU cornerback Sam Westfall (26) defends during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. Cincinnati won 29-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell looks on from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              SMU head coach Rhett Lashlee looks on from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              SMU wide receiver Roderick Daniels Jr. (13) is tackled by Cincinnati safety Ja'von Hicks, top, and linebacker Ty Van Fossen, bottom, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati wide receiver Nick Mardner (84) drops a pass at the goal line as SMU cornerback Sam Westfall (26) defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati tight end Leonard Taylor (11) catches a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati running back Ryan Montgomery (22) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai (8) throws to SMU wide receiver Roderick Daniels Jr. (13) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati quarterback Ben Bryant (6) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati punter Mason Fletcher (31) punts the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
            
              Cincinnati running back Charles McClelland (10) is congratulated by offensive linemen Joe Huber (60) and James Tunstall (72) after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
No. 21 Cincinnati holds on to edge SMU 29-27