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2017 Schedule
12-14, 7th in American
No. 18 Cincinnati cruises in Mick Cronin's 300th career win (0:36)

Watch: Can Bearcats keep title hopes alive?

Cincinnati (23-3, 12-1 in the AAC) trails first-place SMU by one half-game in the conference. The Bearcats will host Tulsa (12-13, 6-7), which has lost five straight. (12 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN)

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Bubble Watch: SMU squarely on; UConn nowhere close

Cincinnati is in the NCAA tournament, the Bearcats have the resume, but SMU has some work to do if the American is going to have anymore than a one-bid league. Four-time champ UConn? Nowhere to be found on Bubble Watch.

Cincinnati escapes Tulsa behind Caupain's heroics (0:56)
Caupain drains the winner for Cincinnati (0:24)

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Troy Caupain scored five points in the last minute, and Cincinnati stormed back to pull out a tough 57-55 win at Tulsa. The No. 14 Bearcats stay atop the American at 9-0 and 20-2 overall.

Edogi puts defender on a poster with ferocious slam (0:19)

Birt helps Tulsa hold of UConn 61-59 in overtime

Pat Birt stole the ball, scored with 1:12 left in overtime -- then added a free throw in the final seconds -- to boost Tulsa past UConn 61-59 in an American Athletic Conference opener on Saturday

ESPN Stats and Information  

Connecticut's loss to Tulsa dropped the Huskies' record to 5-8. They had 11 losses (in 36 games) all of last season. This is the first time UConn has had eight losses before Jan. 1 since 1968-69, when the Huskies were 0-8 entering the new year and finished 5-19.

Bad Beats from the hardwood over the holiday (4:35)

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.8308th
Rebounds Per Game34.8235th
Assists Per Game11.5305th
Points Allowed69.3101st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record12-16
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances16