The Virginia men's basketball team beat SMU 76-73 Friday in the Corpus Christi Challenge.
Sophomore transfer Anthony Gill scored a game-high 19 points to lead UVa.
The Cavaliers connected on 10-of-14 three-point attempts (71.4 percent).
Sophomore Evan Nolte hit 3-of-4 from beyond the arc, and finished with 12 points, while senior Joe Harris scored 15.
The Wahoos (6-1) will play the winner of Texas A&M and Missouri State in the tournament final Saturday at 9pm.
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