|Louisville preseason favorite to win 1st AAC title|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 05:36|
With three starters back, the Cardinals received nine of 10 votes in the poll released Wednesday before the AAC's media day at the FedExForum. Louisville will join the Atlantic Coast Conference next year.
Connecticut received the other vote and is picked to finish second behind the Cardinals. Memphis, which will host the league's tournament in March, was picked third ahead of Cincinnati, Temple, SMU, Houston, South Florida, UCF and Rutgers
This also will be the lone year in the AAC for Rutgers, which will join the Big Ten after this season.
Louisville senior guard Russ Smith was the preseason AAC's player of the year selection.