Category Archives: American Athletic Conference

American Athletic Conference Weekend Recap

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AACLogoPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Five teams recorded multiple wins over the weekend during a slate of games that featured seven extra inning contests, a win over the defending national champions, and action across the country from the Northeast across to California.

Memphis retained the best overall record in the conference at 12-3 after a wild series with Central Arkansas despite a 1-2 record. The Tigers went 17 innings in the opener, failing to rally for a victory after starter Jon Reed pitched 8.2 innings without allowing an earned run. They followed that with 14 more innings the next day, winning on a walk-off single by Jake Little. Continue reading

American Athletic Conference Weekend Recap (March 3rd)

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AACLogoPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nine more wins were added to the left side of the ledger with the conference’s teams in action across the country this past weekend. The league’s elite continue to perform well, with four teams (Louisville, Memphis, Houston, USF) ranked or receiving votes in the first Coaches Poll to come out during the season. Continue reading

Longtime Rutgers coach Fred Hill retires

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Feb. 20, 2014) – After 37 years and 1,089 victories at the collegiate level, Rutgers baseball head coach Fred Hill has announced his retirement from coaching, effective immediately. The veteran mentor owns a career record of 1,089-749-9 (.592) overall and 941-658-7 (.588) in 30 seasons at Rutgers. He earned 11 NCAA Regional appearances, 12 regular season conference championships and eight conference tournament titles during his tenure with the Scarlet Knights. Continue reading

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Lelo Prado talks 2014 South Florida Baseball

LeloPradoUSFLelo Prado, the head coach of the South Florida Bulls, recently sat down with Eric Lopez of SportsTalkFlorida.com to take a look at his 2014 squad. Prado’s squad is entering the newly formed AAC conference which contains former Big East members and some Conference USA teams. You can listen to the interview below.

Lelo Prado Interview

2014 Preseason American Athletic Conference Preseason Poll

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LouisvilleFeaturedImagePROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Louisville Cardinals enter the season as the unanimous 2014 Preseason American Athletic Conference favorite after advancing to the College World Series for the second time in school history last season. Louisville received eight first-place votes and 64 points in the coaches’ preseason poll. Three teams tied for second place, as UCF, UConn and Houston all received 47 points. Continue reading

Temple Baseball To Play Conference Games at Campbell’s Field

PHILADELPHIA - It is a new era for Temple University Baseball, so it is only fitting that the team will be playing in a new stadium.

Entering its first year as a member of the American Athletic Conference, Temple University today announced it will play all but one of its home conference games at beautiful Campbell’s Field, home of the Camden Riversharks.
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UCF releases 2014 Schedule

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UCFRooney.jpgORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) – The road back to the postseason for the UCF baseball team officially begins in February as the 2014 regular-season schedule was released Wednesday. The Knights will welcome fans out to the baseball complex for 35 home games beginning on Friday, Feb. 14, against Siena. Continue reading

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 58. Adam Dian (Temple)

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AdamDianTempleWe continue the countdown today with number 58, Temple RHP Adam Dian. In his sophomore campaign with the Owls, Dian appeared in 11 games, allowing only 17 hits and six walks. The right-hander pitched 19.1 innings and posted a 2.65 ERA with 19 strikeouts. With potential to play at the next level, Dian has a solid pitchers build standing at 6’4” 225 pounds. His power arm has him on many people’s watch lists as the 2014 season approaches. Continue reading