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Wichita State accepts invite to AAC!

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Wichita State accepts invite to join the American Athletic Conference in all Olympic sports.  Obviously not football, as they don't have a program.  This move offsets Navy, who is football-only.

The AAC is really shaping up hoops-wise!  

 

UCONN had a down year, and they're getting hit with some big time transfers and de-commits.  I think Kevin Ollie is done there.  

Cincinnati is a year-in, year-out NCAA tourney team.  

Memphis with Tubby Smith at the helm will start trending back in the right direction.  

SMU is reloading, and will be a force for years.  

Wichita State returns everyone from this year's team, and will compete from Day 1 in the AAC.  

UCF made it to the finals of the NIT.  Johnny Dawkins is a great fit there.

Houston was a bubble team.  Kelvin Sampson has them headed in the right direction.

Temple has lots of tradition, but they just need to can their coach... although they're bringing in their best recruiting class in a decade.

Tulsa is a hit or miss team with a lot of talent and a good coach.  Frank Haith will get them back to where they need to be.

ECU, Tulane, and USF are all dumpster fires.

 

Tier 1: UCONN, Cincinnati, Memphis, Wichita State, SMU

Tier 2: Temple, Tulsa, Houston, UCF

Tier 3: ECU, Tulane, USF

 

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Jus saw this the other day. Great move for WSU and the AAC. Brings another consistent tournament team to the conference. They should send 4 teams yearly. I wish ECU could bring it. I always liked ECU. 

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