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  • 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 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....
  • UCF, USF battling to compete in loaded American Athletic Conference

    NEW YORK — Just how competitive is the American Athletic Conference? Well, it's got enough talent that defending national champion UConn almost finished No. 2 in the league's preseason poll despite the departures of the Louisville and Rutgers...
  • 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,...
  • Five Things To Look For At AAC Women's Hoop Media Day

    Five Things To Look For At AAC Women's Hoop Media Day
    The American Athletic Conference's second round of basketball media days ends with the women's show at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan Thursday. But don't expect any major surprises from the conference that sent only two teams — UConn and...
  • UConn edged SMU for AAC men's basketball conference favorite in preseason poll

    Reigning NCAA men's basketball champion UConn narrowly edged out SMU as the preseason favorite to win the 2014-15 American Athletic Conference title. The Huskies received 96 overall points and six first place votes to the Mustangs' 94 points and five...
  • AAC commissioner Mike Aresco 'relieved' about East Carolina's college football playoff ranking

    AAC commissioner Mike Aresco 'relieved' about East Carolina's college football playoff ranking
    Judging by the first college football playoff rankings released Tuesday, there's a good chance an American Athletic Conference team will get the bid to an Access Bowl.  East Carolina was ranked No. 23 in the inaugural rankings while undefeated...