Memphis (8-3, 6-1 American) can clinch at least a share of the American Athletic Conference championship by winning Saturday against Connecticut (2-8, 1-5).
Defending national champion UConn has been picked by coaches in the American Athletic Conference as a preseason favorite to edge out SMU for the league title.
Isaiah Jones is fine with seeing opposing defenses focusing on fellow receiver Justin Hardy in No. 18 East Carolina’s passing game.
Nick Montana passed for a touchdown, Tulane’s defense produced three turnovers and a safety, and the Green Wave defeated UConn 12-3 on Saturday night.
AAC conference play starts on New Year’s eve for the Huskies, when they take on Temple.
Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced the 21 student-athletes who have been recognized with 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards.
Commissioner Mike Aresco says the goal of the American Athletic Conference “is to be in the conversation as the sixth power conference.”
Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second. The UConn Huskies were the #9 preseason pick.
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.
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.