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2017 Schedule
4-3, 1st in American

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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38dJeff Goodman

Which coaches are on the hot seat this season?

After failing to make the postseason last season, LSU's Johnny Jones will be feeling the heat. And he's not the only one who needs wins to keep his job.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

UNLV picks up a big commitment, according to a source with knowledge, in Troy Baxter Jr. He was originally scheduled to go to South Florida. This should help new coach Marvin Menzies in making an impact in Las Vegas. Baxter is eligible for this season, according to the source.

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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.

Baxter will not enroll at USF

Highly touted recruit Troy Baxter Jr. will not enroll at USF according to Joey Knight of the Tampa Times. Baxter has been released from his letter of intent to play at USF. Tampa Times

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118dBrett McMurphy

Sources: Big 12 to talk expansion with at least 20

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video conferences with at least 18 schools that have contacted the league about being considered as expansion candidates.

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120dDana O'Neil

Addition of Gilbert gives UConn a scary-good backcourt

The Huskies had a top-10 recruiting class in 2016, and top-30 prospect Alterique Gilbert joining a backcourt that already features Jalen Adams is bad news for American Conference opponents.

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127dDana O'Neil

Ranking the American's venues: SMU or UConn at the top?

UConn has won a lot of games at Gampel Pavilion, but SMU's recent success has turned Moody Coliseum into a tough place to play. How do all of the American's venues stack up against each other?

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141dJeff Goodman

Sources: USF investigated for academic fraud

Sources tell ESPN's Jeff Goodman that the South Florida men's basketball program is under NCAA investigation for possible academic fraud issues.

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.7249th
Rebounds Per Game34.4Tied-272nd
Assists Per Game13.7178th
Points Allowed71.6Tied-174th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-3
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances3