Markus Kennedy scored 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead Southern Methodist to a 73-59 victory over Memphis on Thursday night.
Either 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.
Geron Johnson scored 19 points including a 5 for 9 performance from beyond the arc and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Memphis past SMU 60-52 on Wednesday night.
Conference USA seems to be in a perpetual cycle of change. There are five new coaches among the league’s 12 teams.
Tulsa’s G.J. Kinne had an amazing 2010 season, throwing for 3,650 yards for 38 touchdowns. In Conference USA, he’s just a face in the crowd.