Midseason Report

The American Athletic Conference doesn’t suck this year. I was worried after last year. But at the halfway point this year the league already has more wins over “power five” opponents (6) than they did all of last year (4). Some big wins include Houston’s road victory over Louisville, Temple’s slaughtering over Penn State, and Cincinnati’s big win over the Hurricanes.

Better still is the fact that the AAC is the only “group of five” conference to have a winning non-conference record; so far the league is 8 games over .500. Not too shabby.

Now let’s hope these young coaches stick around…