Conference USA

Britton Banowsky Stepping Down As C-USA CommissionerConference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky is stepping down after nearly 13 years in charge of the league to join the College Football Playoff's charitable foundation.
Rice Advances With 82-54 Win Over UNTMarcus Jackson sank four 3-pointers and finished with 28 points to lead ninth-seeded Rice to an 82-54 win over No. 8 seed North Texas in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament Wednesday night.
North Texas Drops C-USA Opener To La. TechAfter beating SMU 43-6 last week, North Texas fell to Louisiana Tech 42-41 at Apogee Stadium in Denton on Thursday.
Heart Of Dallas Bowl To Honor First RespondersThe college football bowl game based in Dallas is adding honors for the area's first responders.
North Texas Edges Rice In C-USA Tournament, 63-62 OTChris Jones made two free throws to push the game into OT and won it with two more as No. 10 seed North Texas edged 15th-seeded Rice in the first round of the Conference-USA tournament.
Tulsa Tops UNT For Share Of C-USA TitleRashad Ray and James Woodard each scored 18 points and Tulsa took down North Texas 79-68 Thursday to earn a share of the Conference USA regular season title.
North Texas Rally Falls Short In 75-70 Loss To RiceSean Obi had 18 points with 13 rebounds and Marcus Jackson added 13 points and seven assists as Rice defeated North Texas 75-70 Thursday night.
Southern Mississippi Tops UNT 74-64Michael Craig scored 21 points and was 7-for-7 from the free throw line Thursday night as Southern Mississippi beat UNT 74-64 in the Conference USA opener for both teams.
SMU & Memphis Seek 1st AAC VictoriesEither SMU or Memphis will finally be able to celebrate its first AAC victory on Saturday night, after the two former Conference USA members face off at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
UAB Defeats SMU In Conference USA TournamentJordan Swing scored 17 points, including a layup with 9 seconds to play, and UAB beat SMU 53-52 in the opener of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim Larranaga's team has had a banner season, but they'll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season -- this time with Ryan Kelly -- to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
Washburn Scores 20, UTEP Downs SMU 76-63Julian Washburn had 20 points and eight rebounds as UTEP closed out the regular season with a 76-63 victory over SMU on Saturday.