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  • UConn Men AAC's No. 1; Boatright, Hamilton Honored

    UConn Men AAC's No. 1; Boatright, Hamilton Honored
    NEW YORK – UConn has the American Athletic Conference preseason player of the year. The Huskies also have the conference rookie of the year. And they were picked No. 1 in the league's poll of coaches. It all adds up to a target on UConn's back...
  • Teams In AAC Know They Have To Boost Nonconference Schedules

    NEW YORK — The American Athletic Conference didn't get much respect last spring from the committee that seeds teams in the NCAA Tournament. UConn, the eventual national champion, was a No. 7 seed. Louisville, projected to be a No. 1 or No. 2 seed,...
  • UCF women's basketball eager to prove its better than preseason AAC ranking

    UCF women's basketball eager to prove its better than preseason AAC ranking
    There were very little surprises in the preseason coaches poll for the 2014-15 American Athletic Conference women's basketball teams. Reigning champion UConn was picked to repeat a conference title and USF finished No. 2 and received one of 11 first...
  • UCF senior forward Kasey Wilson says young team is 'meshing'

    UCF senior forward Kasey Wilson says young team is 'meshing'
    UCF men's basketball's lone senior Kasey Wilson made the trip to New York City for the American Athletic Conference media day.  The Knights were picked to finish No. 9 out of 11 teams in the 2014-15 American Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll...
  • South Florida Best Of Rest At AAC Women's Basketball Media Day

    South Florida Best Of Rest At AAC Women's Basketball Media Day
    NEW YORK — In women's college basketball, there is UConn and then there is rest of the American Athletic Conference. As expected, the two-time defending national champion Huskies were picked to win the American in the coaches' preseason poll. The...
  • UCF counts on Brittni Montgomery to help steer Knights to success

    UCF counts on Brittni Montgomery to help steer Knights to success
    NEW YORK — Brittni Montgomery might be one of the few athletes on UCF's campus who keeps a sewing machine in her dorm room. The 6-foot-3 basketball center had two main idols growing up in a basketball-loving family, Lisa Leslie and Tyra Banks....
  • UConn Women Sweep: AAC Preseason No.1, Stewart Top Player, Nurse Top Rookie

     UConn Women Sweep: AAC Preseason No.1, Stewart Top Player, Nurse Top Rookie
    NEW YORK – On the way to a 40-0 record and its second straight national championship in women's basketball last season, UConn had its way in the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies were 18-0, winning by an average of 37.4 points. This...
  • UCF football: Breaking down the opponent, UConn

    UCF football: Breaking down the opponent, UConn
    At first glance, UConn appears to be an easy 'W' for UCF football to add to the column. The Huskies, after all, have yet to win a game in the American Athletic Conference so far this season. But then, there's the UConn-East Carolina game that happened...
  • AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game

    AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game
    There's the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl and now, the AutoNation Cure Bowl. AutoNation, the auto retailer based in Fort Lauderdale, will sponsor a college football bowl game starting next year, with a portion of proceeds going to the Breast Cancer...
  • Terrance Plummer calls UCF-Temple a 'championship' game

    Terrance Plummer calls UCF-Temple a 'championship' game
    The gravity of Saturday's game isn't lost on UCF linebacker Terrance Plummer. Aside from last year's meeting results with Temple - a thrilling 39-36 last second victory by UCF, Plummer knows all the team's goals this season are riding on what happens...
  • AAC's Aresco In Town; Talks Up Tougher Nonconference Schedules

    AAC's Aresco In Town; Talks Up Tougher Nonconference Schedules
    HARTFORD – The American Athletic Conference sent four teams to the NCAA men's basketball tournament last March, but commissioner Mike Aresco wants more. "The goal, longer term, is to have seven, eight, nine teams in the mix for the NCAA Tournament,...