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Around the American Soccer: SMU and UCF battle for first, Tulsa in last 

Around the American Soccer: SMU and UCF battle for first, Tulsa in last 

SMU (10-0-1) bounced back after its 3-3 draw against UCF by defeating USF 3-0 away on Friday for its third American conference match up. Midfielder Gabriel Costa scored the first goal of the match for the Mustangs in the 28th minute after receiving the ball from midfielder Knut Ahlander and putting the ball in the right corner of the net.

Around the American Soccer: UConn upset, Cincinnati wins, conference matches start

Around the American Soccer: UConn upset, Cincinnati wins, conference matches start

The UConn men’s soccer team had a heartbreaking 3-2 defeat on Friday against Columbia, where Jordan Hall scored the first goal for the Huskies in the 26th minute, marking his eighth of the season, and defender Robin Lapert scored the second goal in the 81st minute, marking his first.

Men’s Basketball: UConn meets SMU and Cincy for 2 games in 4 days

For those who are just waking up from a long sleep, UConn (13-12, 4-8 The American) has not won a road game this season. Ever since dropping an overtime thriller at Cincinnati, no game away from Connecticut has even been a close contest. But the Mustangs (12-12, 4-8 The American) have suffered three straight heartbreaking losses in the final seconds of the five-game losing streak—they lost on a buzzer-beater with one second left against Wichita St. on Jan. 30.

Women's Basketball Around the American: Tulsa and Tulane strong, others fall

Women's Basketball Around the American: Tulsa and Tulane strong, others fall

It was a fair week for the American Athletic Conference in women’s basketball. Some of the good teams won and some of the bad ones lost. Ultimately the conference yearns for better, but several programs had quality weeks.

Husky Hoopla: Breakdown of Men's AAC Teams

Husky Hoopla: Breakdown of Men's AAC Teams

Check out our projection for the 2018-2019 American Men’s Basketball season

Men’s Soccer: Huskies take on SMU in decisive final game at Morrone

Men’s Soccer: Huskies take on SMU in decisive final game at Morrone

No team in the American Athletic Conference has been better than the UConn men’s soccer team this year, and the Huskies deservedly hold the top spot in the conference. In just over a week, the regular season conference champion will have been determined. But first, there’s two final rounds of in-conference matches to decide who that champion will be

Around the American: UCF keeps rolling, Cincy upset

Around the American: UCF keeps rolling, Cincy upset

Houston 49, Navy 36 

Houston (6-1, 3-0) spread the ball around as they got 413 passing yards from QB D’Eriq King and 157 yards on the ground from a multitude of players. King threw three touchdowns, all to different receivers.

Volleyball: UConn takes on SMU and Houston this weekend, marking the beginning of conference play.

Volleyball: UConn takes on SMU and Houston this weekend, marking the beginning of conference play.

The Huskies (8-5) are heading to Texas this weekend, as they prepare to face SMU (3-7) on Friday and Houston (13-2) on Sunday in their first conference matchups of the season. Head Coach Kris Grunwald is glad to be starting Conference play since it changes the way the Huskies can prepare for their upcoming opponents.

Women’s Basketball: Nurse, Williams ready for Senior Night as Huskies push aside SMU

Women’s Basketball: Nurse, Williams ready for Senior Night as Huskies push aside SMU

The UConn women’s basketball team headed south Saturday for its last road game of the regular season and came out on top over the SMU Mustangs by a score of 80-36, clinching the American Athletic Conference regular season title despite a rough start that saw the Huskies trailing for much of the first quarter.

Men’s Basketball: Horrid shooting sinks SMU, helps give Huskies great home win

Men’s Basketball: Horrid shooting sinks SMU, helps give Huskies great home win

“We just went completely cold. I mean, we were cold the whole night, I mean, come on, we missed a lot of shots,” SMU head coach Tim Jankovich said after the game. “Tonight, it was pretty simple. We rebounded well enough to win, we turned the ball over few enough times to win, we shot enough free throws to win, we made enough plays to win, and we shot beyond horribly.”

Volleyball: Huskies head to Dallas to take on SMU after Tulsa loss

Volleyball: Huskies head to Dallas to take on SMU after Tulsa loss

The UConn volleyball team will take on conference foe SMU for the second time this season in Dallas on Saturday after losing to conference rival Tulsa on Thursday. So far this season the Huskies are 11-16 overall and 4-11 in conference play.

UConn made a slight comeback against Tulsa lessening the lead to 2-1, but eventually, the Golden Hurricane took over and won the match 3-1.

Men's Soccer: Huskies unable to capture regular season title

Men's Soccer: Huskies unable to capture regular season title

Despite its recent struggles, the UConn men’s soccer team held their own on Saturday night. If the Huskies beat No. 13 SMU, they would clinch the American Athletic Conference regular season title and host the conference tournament next weekend. A UConn loss would crown SMU regular season champions and the American tournament would be in Dallas.