The No. 4 UConn baseball team took on No. 5 Houston Tuesday in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament. They grabbed the victory on the walk-off after a tightly contested game.
In the last conference series of the year, the UConn baseball team strolled into New Orleans and left with a couple victories. They grabbed the series win against Tulane as they have set themselves up as the No. 4 seed in The American Athletic Conference Championship.
As the fall semester is coming to a close for students, college basketball is just hitting its stride as most teams have played eight games at this point. While there is still time for growth, the power amongst The American has seemingly been set, with two of the top teams already carrying sizeable winning streaks.
Cincinnati 68-41 Tusculum:
Our consensus No. 1 in the conference pick, Cincinnati, pulled away with 40 points during the second half in their final tune-up of the season. The Bearcats had a strong overall performance; not a single player on the roster had a negative plus/minus, with Tre Scott leading the game at a plus/minus of 27. Guard Cane Broome led with 15 points and five boards.
Losers of five straight and with just four games remaining in the season, the UConn Huskies (1-7, 0-4 American) have a chance to build momentum for the home stretch against Tulsa (1-7, 0-4 American) this Saturday.