2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
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Ole Miss knocks off Memphis 85-77 (1:46)
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Lawson scores 35, Memphis beats Iowa 100-92

Dedric Lawson scored 35 points and Jeremiah Martin hit a pair of three-pointers that brought Memphis from behind and put the Tigers ahead to stay Saturday for a 100-92 victory over Iowa in the Em

Where are American players ranked?

The American doesn't have the high profile talent as in the past two years, but the conference did place a handful of players in our #CBBRank top 100. Dedric Lawson of Memphis and a trio of UConn Huskies headline the list. #CBBRank

Huskies expected to rule the AAC

UConn will be the favorite in the AAC, but watch out for Cincinnati. Now that Larry Brown has retired, where does Eamonn Brennan think the Mustangs will place? Conference races (Insider)

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Lawson could win Wooden Award

Dedric Lawson's 6-foot-9 frame gives him an advantage over smaller guards. Coming off numbers of 15.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game last season, Lawson might turn it up a notch and become a Wooden Award candidate this season, per Jay Bilas. Bilas: Everything you need to know (Insider)

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44dDick Vitale

Florida's Barry, via Charleston, leads All-Marco Polo team

The number of transfers is at an all-time high, and there are several who will step in and help their teams right away. Florida's Canyon Barry, who came from Charleston, should help the Gators.

Tigers make top five in coaches poll

Memphis had a down year during the 2015-16 season, finishing just 8-10 in conference play. But with sophomore swingman Dedric Lawson returning, the team is predicted to have a top-five finish in the American Athletic Conference. American media day

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

At American media day. Cincinnati picked to win the league, with Bearcats Troy Caupain and Memphis' Dedric Lawson named preseason co-players of year.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

American Athletic Conference secret scrimmages:

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Lawson makes All-Rolls Royce team

Memphis' Dedric Lawson (15.8 PPG as a freshman) is named to Dick Vitale's "solid gold" team featuring the nation's top returning players. All-Rolls Roycers

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Other key visitors this weekend: Lindell Wigginton and Isaiah Stokes (Iowa State), Rayshaun Hammonds (Memphis), Kimani Lawrence (Arizona State), Ira Lee (California), Xavier Tillman (Marquette), Nojel Eastern (Michigan State), Deng Gak (Miami), Wabissa Bede (Virginia Tech), Darryl Morsell (Villanova), Evan Battey (Purdue).

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99dBrett McMurphy and Jake Trotter

Sources: Big 12 cuts expansion list to at least 12

Sources told ESPN the Big 12 has cut its list of candidates to at least 12 schools: Air Force, BYU, UCF, Cincinnati, Colorado State, UConn, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU, Temple and Tulane.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.628th
Rebounds Per Game42.8Tied-17th
Assists Per Game21.32nd
Points Allowed73.3210th

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record34-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26