American Athletic Conf. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Keith Williams to return to Cincinnati Bearcats for senior season, per reports

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati Bearcats guard Keith Williams is withdrawing his name from NBA Draft consideration to return to UC for his senior season, according to multiple reports Friday. Williams had signed with NCAA certified agent Trinity Best, leaving open the possibility that..." July 31

  • Former UConn men’s basketball star Stanley Robinson dead at 32

    Hartford Courant "Stanley Robinson, known for making spectacular plays for the UConn men’s basketball team, died at his home in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday. He was 32. “He was just a really, really sweet kid,” said Jim Calhoun, who recruited Robinson and coached him at UConn...." July 22

  • Moussa Cisse's commitment provides Memphis fans with another five-star recruit to get excited about

    CBS Sports "By the time he went live on Instagram on Wednesday afternoon to announce his college decision, most people who follow recruiting even a little already knew Moussa Cisse would be committing to Memphis. So the words coming from his mouth were hardly a surprise. But, still, Tiger fans..." July 16

  • No. 24-rated prospect Moussa Cisse commits to Memphis basketball

    ESPN "Moussa Cisse, the No. 24 prospect in the ESPN Class of 2020, has committed to play for Memphis Tigers, he told ESPN on Wednesday. "Coach Penny Hardaway is a legend and can help me develop my game and take it to the next level," Cisse told ESPN. "He has a lot of..." July 15

  • Penny Hardaway's Coaching Led to an Attempted Murder Charge

    Sports Casting "Since he stepped away from the NBA more than a decade ago, Penny Hardaway has gotten into another realm with basketball. Hardaway has dipped into the coaching side of things, which has led to him becoming the head coach of the University of Memphis‘ basketball team. That..." July 13

  • Dan Hurley ‘pumped’ UConn is back in the Big East

    New York Post "Just discussing what November may be like, you could hear the excitement in Dan Hurley’s voice. The potential he sees. The possibilities that exist. The promise that UConn returning to the Big East provides. It’s no wonder at the end of every Zoom meeting with his team, he..." June 27

  • Maurice Clarett working as UConn men’s basketball consultant

    Larry Brown Sports "Maurice Clarett has found a job in sports again, but probably not the one you’re thinking of. Clarett is serving as a consultant for the Connecticut men’s basketball team. The former Ohio State running back was initially asked by coach Dan Hurley to come talk to the..." June 27

  • Seven programs thriving without signing five-star talent

    CBS Sports "College basketball recruiting and the scandals that come along with the pursuit of five-star players keep the sport in the news year-round. But there are some programs that have found success with a model that does not require chasing elite prospects. Programs like Gonzaga are..." June 24

  • Sex discrimination lawsuit against St. Joseph that named basketball coach Jim Calhoun dismissed

    Hartford Courant "The federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and discrimination at the University of St. Joseph, naming men’s basketball coaches Jim Calhoun and Glen Miller, has been dismissed. “As we always do, we took the allegations of wrong-doing very seriously,” the school..." June 20