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UConn Remains No. 11 In AAC Power Ratings Despite Loss To Virginia

UConn remained at No. 11 in the weekly American Athletic Conference power rankings, voted on by media in each conference market. This week's breakdown:

1. USF (3-0): In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Bulls delivered the most inspiring performance of the year Friday, amassing 680 yards in a 47-23 romp of Illinois. The 2,154 first responders (and their families) who were admitted free of charge saw fringe Heisman Trophy candidate Quinton Flowers collect 386 total yards and five touchdowns (four passing) in a performance reminiscent of his dazzling 2016 season. Defensively, the Bulls had three more picks, moving their season total to eight in three contests. They'll host Temple...