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  • Tulsa Tops Houston To Reach AAC Semifinals

    HARTFORD — With their NCAA Tournament resume in need of a boost, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are a desperate team this weekend. Tulsa is the No. 2 seed in the American Athletic Conference Tournament, but it has been identified as a "bubble" team...
  • Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong

    Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong
    HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year. Heck,...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Things Get Tougher After South Florida

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Things Get Tougher After South Florida
    HARTFORD – One down, three to go. UConn has left itself a very difficult task , having to fight upward from the No. 6 seed to win the American Conference tournament and take its automatic NCAA bid. It had to start somewhere, and it started with an...
  • New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF

    New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF
    STORRS — UConn can't erase its record. Only the calendar can do that, and the college basketball calendar says it's time to start over. "The slate's clean, it's zero and zero," Ryan Boatright said. "What you did, how you did individually during...
  • Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?

    Will AAC Affiliation Relegate UConn To Second-Tier Status?
    HARTFORD — The good news for UConn is that the Huskies are hosting their conference tournament for the first time since 1982. And in many ways, that is also the bad news. The last time UConn's league rivals gathered in Hartford was 1982, the Big...
  • Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team

    Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team
    HARTFORD — Next to the faithful in Storrs, the biggest fans of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team this week might well be downtown's restaurants and bars. Beginning Thursday, the American Athletic Conference's championship...
  • UCF eager to make surprise AAC Tournament run, extend season

    UCF eager to make surprise AAC Tournament run, extend season
    Minutes before UCF basketball tipped off against USF during the team's regular season finale, sophomore guard Brandon Goodwin already knew he was exhausted. His body had long paid the toll of a long and grueling basketball season along with freshmen...
  • UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender

    UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender
    STORRS — UConn's Amida Brimah was voted the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year in a vote of league coaches. Brimah, who had 101 blocks, averaged 3.4, second to Memphis' Austin Nichols for the league lead and third in NCAA...
  • After Rolling Through AAC, UConn Women Primed For NCAA Run

    After Rolling Through AAC, UConn Women Primed For NCAA Run
    UNCASVILLE — Another great UConn team wrapped up its 20th league tournament championship Monday at the Mohegan Sun Arena by beating South Florida in the title game of the American Athletic Conference. The 84-70 victory, albeit the smallest...
  • No. 11 Seed South Florida vs. No. 6 UConn

    What: American Athletic Conference Tournament Site: XL Center Time: 8 p.m., Thursday TV: ESPNews (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 14-2...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...