MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Preseason American Athletic Conference's basketball predictions and All-AAC teams as voted on by league coaches. Predicted finish with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:


Predicted order of Finish

1. Louisville (9) 81

2. UConn (1) 69

3. Memphis68

4. Cincinnati58

5. Temple40

6. SMU 39

7. Houston28

8. USF 27

9. UCF 24

10. Rutgers 16


Preseason Player of the Year

Russ Smith, Louisville


Preseason Rookie of the Year

Keith Frazier, G, Fr., SMU


Preseason All-AAC

First Team

Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati

Shabazz Napier, UConn

Chane Behanan, Louisville

Russ Smith, Louisville

Joe Jackson, Memphis

Second Team

Isaiah Sykes, UCF

Ryan Boatright, UConn

TaShawn Thomas, Houston

Montrezl Harrell, Louisville

Anthony Collins, USF

Victor Rudd, USF