No. 2 University (22-4) jumped out to a 34-20 advantage at halftime and carried that momentum to a 65-51 win over No. 7 Musselman (15-10) in the Class AAA quarterfinals on Thursday.
University will play the winner of George Washington and Cabell Midland on Friday at 9 p.m. in the semis.
K.J. McClurg had a game-high 23 points with 12 boards, while Kaden Metheny added 15, all of which came in the first half.
Mike Maumbe tallied 13 points with 14 rebounds.
Tarralle Hayden paced the Applemen with 12.