American conference Preview
Team To Beat
HOUSTON 23-38(13-5) The highest NET ranked team in the conference. Recent road struggles are a concern
CINCINNATI 20-10 (13-5) The Bearcats have split with Houston and defeated Wichita St twice.
WICHITA ST– 23-8 (11-7) The Shockers metrics are solid but they have struggled away from home beating conference teams.
UCONN 19-12 (10-8) The Huskies have won 5 in a row to end the season and are 4-4 vs the top teams in the league
TULSA– 21-10 (13-5) The Golden Hurricane are the three seed and have won 4 of last 5 games. They split with Houston their likely semi- final opponent.
MEMPHIS– 21-10 (10-8) The Tigers were preseason favorites in the conference and have had some key player losses, yet they still compete.
At large possibilities
HOUSTON – lock
CINCINNATI – bubble
WICHITA ST – bubble
TULSA – bubble
MEMPHIS – bubble
Ideal Championship match up
CINCINNATI vs HOUSTON