American Athletic Conference

Reinhold Matay - USA Today Sports
March 10, 2018 - 6:51 pm
Rob Gray had a key steal and scored 33 points, including two free throws with 5 seconds remaining, as No. 21 Houston held off Wichita State 77-74 in an American Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal on Saturday. Corey Davis Jr. scored 19 points for the Cougars (26-6), who advanced to play No. 8...
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Max Power
March 04, 2018 - 1:49 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — Darral Willis's attempted put back of a missed Conner Frankamp shot was rejected as time expired giving the Cincinnati Bearcats a 62-61 victory and the American Athletic Conference title over the Shockers at Koch Arena. Lack of point production was the Shockers downfall with...
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David Butler II - USA TODAY Sports
February 24, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Markis McDuffie scored a season-high 26 points off the bench, including nine during the first four minutes of the second half, to lead No. 13 Wichita State to an 84-78 win over SMU on Saturday. The Shockers (23-5, 13-3 American Athletic Conference) have won six straight games and are one-half game...
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Max Power
February 10, 2018 - 8:31 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — The Shockers came out angry and rolled over the University Of Connecticut 95-74. Landry Shamet led the Shockers with 16 points. Conner Frankamp tossed in 14, Shaq Morris had 12, Darral Willis Jr. added 10 points in a balanced Shockers attack while Rashard Kelly grabbed 10...
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David Butler II - USA TODAY Sports
December 30, 2017 - 2:06 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Landry Shamet scored 16 points to lead No. 8 Wichita State to a 72-62 victory over UConn on Saturday in the Shockers' first American Athletic Conference game. Rashard Kelly, Conner Frankamp and Austin Reaves each added 11 points for Wichita State (11-2, 1-0) which has won...
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Max Power
November 04, 2017 - 7:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - (KNSS) The Shockers kicked off their exhibition season tonight at Koch Arena with a charity game benefiting the American Red Cross against Henderson State. The Shockers started fast and led wire to wire on their way to a 93-53 victory. Shaq Morris led the team with 16 points. Darral...
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Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports
June 30, 2017 - 10:36 am
American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco has issued the following statement on Wichita State University’s official July 1, 2017 entry into the Conference. On the eve of Wichita State University’s first official day as a member of the American Athletic Conference, I am extremely pleased...
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Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
June 09, 2017 - 4:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The American Athletic Conference released 2017-18 home and road men's basketball opponents. Unlike the Missouri Valley The 12 AAC programs play an unbalanced, 18-game league schedule. Each team plays seven of its 11 opponents twice, and its four remaining opponents once each...
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Ted Woodward
May 30, 2017 - 1:59 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita State University will leave the Missouri Valley Conference with the top athletics prize yet again. For the fifth consecutive year, and the 11th time in the past 14 years, Wichita State has won the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Championship. WSU captured the...
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Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. The conference announced the deal Monday. Aresco became commissioner in 2012 and led the conference through a tumultuous transition from the Big East to the American. He...
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