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  • 2018 American Conference Football

    Good start today for the AAC. South Florida picks up a 49-38 win over Georgia Tech and Houston drilled Arizona 45-18.

  • #2
    ECU laying the wood to UNC 35-19 early in the 4th.
    Go Shocks!

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    • 1972Shocker
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      Final: ECU 41 - UNC 19

  • #3
    Navy scored two 4th quarter touchdowns to rally for a 22-21 win over Memphis. Memphis had put up 66 points on Mercer last week and Navy gave up 59 to Hawaii.

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    • #4
      Temple goes on the road and enjoys some turtle soup with a 35-14 beatdown of Maryland.
      Last edited by 1972Shocker; September 15th, 2018, 04:36 PM.

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        That's pretty impressive on the road. The Terps beat Texas in the 1st week and Temple lost at home to Villanova and Buffalo.

    • #5
      This TTU Houston game could be a pretty good shoot out.

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      • #6
        Houston could not quite keep pace with Texas Tech losing 63-49. I think Houston may have lost this game late in the 1st half. Houston had the ball in good field position with time to drive for a score. But one of their receivers dropped 2 passes on a possession and they were forced to punt. Texas Tech drove down the field and scored with 3 seconds left. Had Houston controlled the ball and scored at the end of the half they would have led 42-35 at half instead of trailing 35-42. Also, Houston opened the 2nd half with a scoring drive so had they been able to close out the 1st half they would have been up 49-35. Maybe they still lose the game. Maybe not. But it was no doubt a big swing in Tech's favor.

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        • #7
          South Florida picks up road win #2 on the day over the Big 10 with a 25-19 win at Illinois.

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          • #8
            Both ranked teams won on the road by 1 point this past weekend.

            I know thw Shox don't have a dog in the fight (except our pseudo team Navy), but it's good to see some American teams having success in football.
            President - Change the Name to “University of Wichita” Alumni Group

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            • #9
              Originally posted by Shock Top View Post
              Both ranked teams won on the road by 1 point this past weekend.

              I know thw Shox don't have a dog in the fight (except our pseudo team Navy), but it's good to see some American teams having success in football.
              Yes it is. Cool that 3 conference teams are ranked! Good for the AAC!!!! Like real good!!!

              Current Top-25 by Conference:

              SEC - 7
              Big 10 - 6
              ​​​​​AMERICAN - 3
              ​​​​​​Big 12 - 3
              P​AC 12 - 3
              ​ACC - 2

              P-5........shieeet. Lol!!!!!
              FINAL FOURS:
              1965, 2013

              NCAA Tournament:
              1964, 1965, 1976, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

              NIT Champs - 1 (2011)

              AP Poll History of Wichita State:
              Number of Times Ranked: 157
              Number of Times Ranked #1: 1
              Number of Times Top 5: 32 (Most Recent - 2017)
              Number of Times Top 10: 73 (Most Recent - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

              Highest Recent AP Ranking:
              #3 - Dec. 2017
              #2 ~ March 2014

              Highest Recent Coaches Poll Ranking:
              #2 ~ March 2014
              Finished 2013 Season #4

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              • #10
                Watching the Lockheed Martin Armed Services Bowl on ESPN-U pitting Army against Houston of the AAC. This is apparently a replay of a game that was played on Saturday. In any case, Army it totally dominating demolishing Houston. 42-7 at the half now and looks like it ended up 70-14.

                Army racked up 507 yards rushing and scored 8 rushing touchdowns. Army completed all 4 of its pass attempts for 85 yards and 1 touchdown although their longest pass play of 54 yards ended up 1 yard short of a TD. The other TD was scored by the Army D on a fumble return after a strip sack of the Houston QB

                Apparently, Houston was not very interested in being at this game. Army, on the other hand, came to play some old time smash mouth football.
                Last edited by 1972Shocker; December 24th, 2018, 03:39 PM.

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                • 1972Shocker
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                  After looking at the Houston board it sounds like their season was derailed by injuries and coaching defections. They played a true freshmane at QB in this game who they had planeed on redshirting and apparently their D-line has suffered a lot of injuries. Still you don't expect a 70-14 loss to Army. Hard to be believe Major Applewhite will survive as head coach after this showing.

              • #11
                Elsewhere this bowl season among AAC Teams:

                Autonation Cure Bowl (Dec 15th): Tulane 41 - Louisiana 24

                Bad Boys Mowers Gasparilla Bowl (Dec 20th): Marshall 38 - South Florida 20

                Jared Birmingham Bowl (Dec 22nd): Wake Forest 37 - Memphis 34

                Walk-On's Independence Bowl (Dec 27th): Duke 56 - Temple 27 (Duke scores 42 unanswered points)(

                Northrop Grumman Military Bowl (Dec 31st): Cincinnati 35 - Virginia Tech 31

                Playstation Fiesta Bowl (Jan 1st): LSU 40 - UCF 32

                AAC goes 2-5 in the Orange Bowl. Houston apparently has a lot of issue. Cincy with the best win over Virginia Tech. UCF was very competitive with LSU but came up a little short.
                Last edited by 1972Shocker; January 7th, 2019, 04:03 PM.

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