Emeka Okafor

On The Fly: No surprise, UConn Women Picked To Finish First In AAC

On The Fly: No surprise, UConn Women Picked To Finish First In AAC

On Monday, the American Athletic Conference basketball season essentially kicked off with its annual media day for the men and women in Philadelphia. It was a time for schmoozing, picture and video taking and the release of bits and pieces of news relating to preseason polls and player awards.

No surprise, the UConn women were picked to finish first by 11 of the 12 conference coaches. Since Geno Auriemma can’t vote for himself, he chose South Florida, like he usually does. And the preseason player of the year is junior Napheesa Collier, who shared that postseason honor last year with Katie Lou Samuelson. The UConn men, with eight...

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