Yahoo Sports will break down the top 10 leagues for the upcoming college basketball season working backward from No. 10 to No. 1. Here’s a look at our No. 7 league, the American Athletic Conference.
For a program whose rich history suggests it belongs in a stronger league, UConn hasn’t exactly dominated the American Athletic Conference.
The Huskies have yet to come close to winning a league title, finishing tied for third in their national championship 2013-14 season, tied for fifth a year later and alone in sixth last March.
This could be the year UConn ascends to the top of the American Athletic Conference if the Huskies can come close to reaching their ceiling. Not only do they return a high-scoring wing, an elite shot blocker and a promising young point guard, they also add maybe the best group of newcomers coach Kevin Ollie has landed in his four-year tenure.
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