American Athletic Conf. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Three-star forward Everett Ray commits to SMU

    Today's U "High school power forward Everett Ray announced via Twitter on Thursday that he plans to attend SMU next year Ray, who is from Addison, Texas, will be staying close to home. Last month, he had reportedly narrowed his choices to six schools including SMU, Texas Christian, Stephen F. Austin,..." September 22

  • Forward Tyler Polley, 4-Star Recruit, Says He's Coming To UConn

    Hartford Courant "Tyler Polley, a 6-foot-7 forward from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced his intention to play for UConn on Tuesday. Polley, who plays for the Sagemont School, is the Huskies' third commit from the Class of 2017, joining guard Makai Ashton-Langford and center Josh Carlton. Polley, who visited..." September 20

  • Hall of Famer Larry Brown is considering becoming a high school basketball coach

    CBS Sports "Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer Larry Brown spoke with the athletic director at East Hampton High in New York on Tuesday morning and will soon meet with him in person to discuss the possibility of coaching the school's varsity basketball team, Newsday reported Tuesday afternoon. Brown, who..." September 20

  • SMU lands commitment from first basketball recruit in Tim Jankovich era

    Dallas Morning News "Even without Hall of Famer Larry Brown, SMU basketball is still making an impact on the recruiting trail. On Tuesday, the Mustangs landed a verbal commitment from three-star Tulsa Central (OK) point guard Elijah Landrum. He announced his pledge via Twitter. Landrum committed to SMU over..." September 17

  • Josh Carlton Commits To UConn; Second Class Of 2017 Recruit

    Hartford Courant "UConn landed its second recruit from the Class of 2017. Josh Carlton, a 6-foot-9 center from North Carolina, was sold after visiting UConn on Aug. 26, and gave the Huskies his commitment on Wednesday. "I just loved it when I went up there for my visit," said Carlton, from Winterville, N.C.,..." September 15

  • UConn Lands Prized Recruit Makai Ashton-Langford

    Hartford Courant "Makai Ashton-Langford was a UConn fan growing up, but when it came to deciding on a college, he knew he had to take the emotional investment out of it. “UConn was one of my favorite schools,” said Langford, a point guard, considered a four-star recruit in the Class of 2017, “but when I started..." September 06

  • Heralded freshman Troy Baxter won't join USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Nationally touted PF Troy Baxter Jr., one of USF's most heralded signees in recent memory, has not enrolled in school and isn't expected to join the program, the Tampa Bay Times has learned. Classes resumed at USF on Monday.'s Evan Daniels reported via Twitter on Friday afternoon that..." August 26

  • Baylor graduate transfer Chad Rykhoek commits to University of Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Baylor forward Chad Rykhoek, a 6-foot-11, 230-pound graduate transfer, has committed to the University of Memphis, he announced on Twitter late Friday night." August 07

  • Sophomore center Nick Marshall’s status with Tigers unclear

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The short bio on University of Memphis sophomore center Nick Marshall's Twitter account still reads "Memphis Tigers #30". But Marshall's absence from summer workouts this month at the Finch Center would seem to indicate there's some uncertainty with the fall semester set to begin in just three..." July 31