Will Tacko Fall and the Knights take the American, or will Houston, Cincinnati, UConn, Memphis or another challenger emerge?
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
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The biggest additions to the AAC come in the coaching ranks, as Memphis and UConn are hoping new hires will change their fortunes in 2018-19.
Coming off a fourth straight losing season, East Carolina has hired Joe Dooley from Florida Gulf Coast as its new men's basketball head coach. It is Dooley's second stint with the Pirates, as he led them to a 57-52 record from 1995 to 1999.
Jeff Compher, who ushered East Carolina into the AAC during his tenure as athletic director, will step down from his post May 1 after reaching an exit agreement.
B.J. Taylor scored 17 points and A.J. Davis scored 14 and No. 6-seed Central Florida beat 11th seed East Carolina 66-52 in an American Athletic Conference Tournament first round game Thursday night.
Kareem Brewton Jr. scored a career-high 22 points, Mike Parks Jr. added 20 and Memphis beat East Carolina 90-70 on Sunday in a regular-season finale that secured the fifth seed for the Tigers in the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
Martins Igbanu scored 16 points, Junior Etou had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Tulsa rolled to a 72-58 victory over East Carolina on Thursday night.
Rob Gray had 19 points and 11 assists, and No. 23 Houston used a huge first half en route to a 109-58 victory over East Carolina on Sunday.
Jahmal McMurray scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds and SMU downed East Carolina 77-58 on Wednesday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Jalen Adams scored 26 points and Connecticut held on to beat East Carolina 84-80 on Sunday despite giving up a triple-double to the Pirates' Isaac Fleming.
B.J. Tyson, the American Conference's all-time leading scorer, made two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to give East Carolina an 82-80 lead and the Pirates survived a last-second shot to defeat Tulane Wednesday night.
Quinton Rose scored 23 points, Josh Brown had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Temple never trailed in defeating East Carolina 90-73 on Wednesday night to win its fourth straight.
Shawn Williams knocked down six 3-pointers, made 8 of 9 free throws to score a career-high 30 points as East Carolina -- the nation's worst 3-point-shooting team -- went off from deep to defeat Memphis 88-85 in overtime in Saturday.
Melvin Frazier had 22 points, eight rebounds, four assists and his third steal secured Tulane's 67-65 overtime victory over East Carolina on Wednesday night.
Jimmy Whitt scored a career-high 20 points, Jahmal McMurray made four 3-pointers and also scored 20 and SMU beat East Carolina 86-61 on Sunday.
�� Jacob Evans and Kyle Washington each scored 17 points, and Gary Clark had 14 points and 14 rebounds, lifting No. 12 Cincinnati to an 86-60 victory over East Carolina on Saturday.
Freshman Shawn Williams scored a season-high 22 points off the bench, made six of nine 3-point shots, also a season best, and East Carolina shot 61-percent from the floor and led all the way to dominate South Florida 90-52 Wednesday night.
Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Fabian White Jr. added 17 with six rebounds and three blocks and Houston easily handled East Carolina with a 65-49 win on Sunday.