As the countdown to the 2021-22 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series continues with the AAC.
The dust has largely settled on the transfer movement front, and some new national title contenders have emerged.
- Hoosiers land 7-foot center Durr via transfer
- Seton Hall picks up grad transfer Yetna from USF
- USF's Yetna out for season with knee injury
- Fla. governor backing idea to pay college players
The fields for six early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to each ESPN-aired event.
ESPN's panel talks AAC recruiting, including Houston's emergence, the league's toughest recruiting spot and its biggest sleeper.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the American men's basketball programs that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Michael Durr, a 7-foot center who averaged 8.8 points and 7.9 rebounds for South Florida last season, has decided to transfer to Indiana.
Seton Hall has picked up grad transfer Alexis Yetna, who spent the last four years with the South Florida Bulls.
Indiana, Utah and Marquette are among the big jobs still available. Loyola's Porter Moser remains the hottest name to watch.
— Tyson Etienne scored 20 points and hit a pair of foul shots with 8.9 seconds left to lift top seed Wichita State to a 68-67 win over ninth seed South Florida in the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.
— David Collins had a season-high 23 points to lead eighth-seeded South Florida to a 73-71 victory over ninth-seeded Temple in the opener of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
— Tyson Etienne had 21 points as Wichita State extended its winning streak to seven games, topping South Florida 80-63 on Saturday.
Embattled Indiana coach Archie Miller is among the primary hot seat names, but could IU find a better alternative?
— Boogie Ellis had 18 points, DeAndre Williams scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds, and Memphis beat South Florida 73-52 on Tuesday night.
— Quentin Grimes scored 22 points, all in the first half, to lead No. 12 Houston to a 98-52 win over South Florida on Sunday.
— Xavier Castaneda had 18 points as South Florida got past Temple 83-76 on Sunday.
— C.J. Walker had 18 points, nine rebounds and four blocks as Central Florida beat South Florida 81-65 on Wednesday night.
— Jaylen Forbes had 19 points and Tulane made 6 of 8 free throws in the last 20 seconds to hold off South Florida 62-59 on Sunday.
— Quentin Grimes had 29 points and No. 8 Houston beat South Florida 82-65 on Wednesday night, spoiling the Bulls' first game in 32 days because of coronavirus interruptions.
— David Collins registered 16 points as South Florida got past East Carolina 69-63 on Saturday.
— Austin Richie posted 15 points as Tulsa topped South Florida 61-51 on Wednesday.
— David Collins had 19 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as South Florida topped Central Florida 68-61 on Saturday night.
— Lester Quinones made a 3-pointer with 1:07 left to give Memphis the lead en route to a 58-57 win over South Florida on Tuesday night.
— Tyson Etienne scored 25 points and Wichita State never trailed in overtime to beat South Florida 82-77 on Tuesday night.
— Alexis Yetna had 16 points and 12 rebounds, leading South Florida to a 74-71 win against Cincinnati on Wednesday night in an American Athletic Conference opener.
— Jamir Chaplin tipped in a miss with 18 seconds remaining to lead South Florida to a 58-56 win over Wofford on Saturday.