Poll: UConn Football Picked To Finish In AAC Cellar Again

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July 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
UConn football vs. Central Florida

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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Central Florida has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference and face Memphis in the championship game for a third straight season.
 
UCF is the top choice among media members to win the East Division and the league when the American released its preseason poll Tuesday at conference media day.

The Knights received 19 of 30 first-place votes to win the East and 12 of 30 to win the conference.
 
Memphis is favored to win the West Division over Houston.

The Tigers received 15 first-place votes and 165 points. Houston, in its first season under coach Dana Holgorsen, had 14 and 162.
 
USF was picked third in the East, followed by Temple, ECU and UConn.

Tulane was picked behind third in the West followed by SMU, Navy and Tulsa.

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