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UConn To Face Villlanova In Former Big East Reunion

Villanova coach Jay Wright is confident it won’t take the opening 15 minutes for his players to gain respect for their next NCAA tournament opponent.

03/22/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 14: Jermaine Sanders #15 of the Cincinnati Bearcats drives with the ball against Lasan Kromah #20 of the Connecticut Huskies during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 14, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. Connecticut defeated Cincinnati 58-56. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

UConn Edges Cincy, To Face Louisville In AAC Championship Game

Shabazz Napier hit a free throw with 11.1 seconds left as No. 21 Connecticut held off 13th-ranked Cincinnati 58-56 Friday night to advance to the American Athletic Conference tournament final.

03/15/2014

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New Conference, Same Result

By DOUG FEINBERG   AP Basketball Writer UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Breanna Stewart scored 20 points and top-ranked Connecticut beat No. 3 Louisville 72-52 on Monday night to win the inaugural American Athletic Conference tournament. With […]

03/10/2014

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Sports Commentary 1-1-14: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

rest in peace “big east conference,” one a titan of the college sports world…now forever remaining as a patchwork conference with a handful of schools…happy jonathon the husky — the dog with the tongue sticking […]

01/01/2014

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JOE D’S NOTEBOOK 12/31/2013

DEC 31,2013- HOUSTON- And so it begins. Not another new year, not for 13 hours at least. But the UConn men’s basketball teams journey into the unknown, that being the American Athletic Conference. It is […]

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AAC Announces Year-End Football Honors

The first-ever American Athletic Conference’s All-Conference football teams include two players from the University of Connecticut Huskies and a Stratford resident who plays for Temple.

12/11/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?

10/29/2013

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Louisville Preseason Coaches’ Choice To Win AAC

Defending national champion Louisville is the coaches’ preseason pick to win the inaugural American Athletic Conference title in the Cardinals’ lone year in this league

10/16/2013

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New AAC Has Defending National Champion And #2 As Women’s Basketball Season Begins

The new American Athletic Conference begins women’s college basketball season with the defending national champion and runner-up, UConn and Louisville. It’s only the third time in the last 15 years that a conference had the two teams that played in the NCAA title game.

10/14/2013

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Huskies Remain Winless After Loss To USF

South Florida junior Marvin Kloss hit two field goals and Aaron Lynch returned a fumble 44 yards for a score as USF (2-4) beat Connecticut 13-10 on Saturday.

10/12/2013

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