UConn could be getting a new, far-away conference rival in basketball.
Or, to look at it another way, could it get a push toward one day rejoining a group of old, familiar conference rivals?
The American Athletic Conference presidents have been discussing the possibility of adding Wichita State, according to a report in the Wichita Eagle. Such a perennially strong men's basketball program – the Shockers were eliminated by Kentucky in a three-point game in the NCAA Tournament last weekend – would add much-needed strength to the American Athletic Conference.
The Eagle's story cited multiple unnamed sources, one it described as "directly connected to AAC...