American Athletic Conf. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tennessee hiring Central Florida's Danny White as athletics director

    USA Today "Tennessee is hiring Central Florida’s Danny White as its athletics director, a person with knowledge of the move told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the school had not yet announced the hire. It is expected to become official..." January 21

  • Surprise star players emerging during the 2020-21 college basketball season

    CBS Sports "One of college basketball's best qualities is its unpredictably -- a trait that manifests itself most prominently during the NCAA Tournament. However, it's also a virtue of the sport that's on display months before March Madness starts coming together in the form of..." January 06

  • Houston guard Caleb Mills, the AAC Preseason Player of the Year, transferring from Cougars

    CBS Sports "AAC Preseason Player of the Year Caleb Mills is transferring from Houston, the school announced Tuesday. Mills led Houston in scoring as a freshman last season, helping lead the team to a 23-8 record and share of the AAC title. But the 6-foot-3 guard had dealt with an ankle..." January 05

  • Caleb Mills steps away from Houston Cougars basketball team for personal reasons

    ESPN "Houston guard Caleb Mills is stepping away from the program for personal reasons and will not play in Sunday's road game against SMU. The school announced Sunday that there is no timetable for the 6-foot-3 Mills' return. "Caleb, our coaching..." January 03

  • Kentucky, Indiana among most disappointing college basketball teams

    CBS Sports "The COVID-19 pandemic limited the number of practices and games some college basketball teams could have over the last few months, creating a disjointed start to the season that negatively affected some programs more than others. But as most teams that have not already begun conference play..." December 30

  • Houston coach Kelvin Sampson says all 15 players on the team have had COVID-19

    Yahoo! Sports "Houston Cougars men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson said on a media call Thursday that every single player on his team has had COVID-19. Sampson revealed that news as the team prepares to play short handed against Alcorn State on Sunday. Sampson explained the team —..." December 17

  • Top 10 transfers declared eligible

    CBS Sports "After months of waiting, Wednesday's decision by the NCAA Division I Council to approve a blanket waiver for immediate eligibility to transfers freed dozens of college basketball players stuck in limbo. While many high-profile transfers like Kentucky's Olivier..." December 16

  • No. 7 Houston pauses basketball activity due to COVID issues

    Click 2 Houston "The University of Houston Men’s Basketball program has paused all team-related activities due to recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing, Vice President for Athletics Chris Pezman announced Tuesday morning. " December 08