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American Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament
(Seeds in Parenthesis)

From The Sports Network

Site: XL Center (16,294) -- Hartford, Connecticut
Dates: Thursday, March 12th through Sunday, March 15th
Annual: 2nd
Defending Champion: Louisville def. Connecticut, 71-61
Television: ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN 2, ESPN (Championship Game)
 
Thursday, March 12th - First Round
(9) vs. (8), 3:30 p.m.
(10) vs. (7), 6 p.m.
(11) vs. (6), 8 p.m.
 
Friday, March 13th - Quarterfinal Round
(9)/(8) vs. (1), 12 p.m.
(5) vs. (4), 2 p.m.
(10)/(7) vs. (2), 7 p.m.
(11)/(6) vs. (3), 9 p.m.
 
Saturday, March 14th - Semifinal Round
(5)/(4) vs. (9)/(8)/(1), 3 p.m.
(11)/(6)/(3) vs. (10)/(7)/(2), 5 p.m.
 
Sunday, March 15th - Championship Game
Final, 3:15 p.m.
 
Tournament Titles and Records
 SchoolTitlesLast Tourney Record  
 Connecticut0 2-1  
 Cincinnati0 1-1  
 Houston0 1-1  
 UCF0 1-1  
 Memphis0 0-1  
 SMU0 0-1  
 South Florida0 0-1  
 Temple0 0-1  
 East Carolina0 0-0  
 Tulane0 0-0  
 Tulsa0 0-0  
 
Past American Athletic Tournament Winners, Results and MVP's
2014Louisville def. Connecticut, 71-61 (Russ Smith, Louisville)
 
NOTES:
Winner receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. All times Eastern. This is the second year of this conference. The teams are former members of the Big East, Conference USA and Atlantic 10. East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa are new members of the conference this year. Last year, Louisville defeated Connecticut, 71-61, in the final to win this tournament in its only year as a member of the conference. Louisville advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament before losing to Kentucky, 74-69. Connecticut would go onto win the NCAA Tournament, defeating Kentucky in the National Championship, 60-54. Louisville left the conference to join the ACC, and Rutgers left the conference to join the Big Ten.

02/26 19:15:27 ET

As of February 26, 2015, at 07:15 PM ET