As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series begins with the AAC.
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Erik Stevenson scored 18 points with nine rebounds and Wichita State beat Tulsa 79-57 on Sunday to end American Athletic Conference play.
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Martins Igbanu scored 17 points, Brandon Rachal added 13 with 10 rebounds and Tulsa defeated Temple 61-51 Wednesday night, securing a 21-win season for the first time since 2014-15.
Lawson Korita scored 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and Tulsa dispatched Central Florida 65-54 on Saturday.
Martins Igbanu had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lift Tulsa to a 62-57 win over Tulane on Tuesday night.
Martins Igbanu scored 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Tulsa to a 79-57 win over SMU 79-57 on Saturday.
Caleb Mills scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to lead No. 22 Houston to a 76-43 win over Tulsa on Wednesday night.
Elijah Joiner hit a winning shot earlier this month, with his father in attendance at a Tulsa game for the first time. Both men reflected on the moment.
Brandon Rachal posted 18 points and six rebounds as Tulsa defeated South Florida 56-48 on Saturday, remaining undefeated against the Bulls in nine meetings.
Martins Igbanu had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Tulsa topped East Carolina 70-56 on Wednesday night.
Darin Green Jr. had a season-high 26 points as Central Florida beat Tulsa 83-75 on Sunday.
James Bouknight had a season-high 22 points as UConn topped Tulsa 72-56 on Thursday night and knocked the Golden Hurricane out of first place in the American Athletic Conference.
Elijah Joiner caught an inbounds pass with 3.3 seconds left and raced from one key to the next, connecting on a 3-pointer as time expired to give Tulsa a 54-51 victory over No. 23 Wichita State on Saturday.
Who's defying expectations? These teams have strayed furthest from college basketball's preseason script.
Martins Igbanu scored a career-high 28 points and Tulsa held off UConn 79-75 in overtime Sunday to pick up its fifth straight win.
Jeriah Horne scored 21 points to help lead Tulsa to a surprisingly dominant 80-40 win over No. 20 Memphis on Wednesday night.
Martins Igbanu scored 19 points and made 11 of 12 free throws as Tulsa shot 59% in the second half and beat Tulane 67-54 on Saturday for its third straight win.
Brandon Rachal had 21 points and Jeriah Horne added 14 points as Tulsa defeated East Carolina 65-49 on Wednesday night.
Darien Jackson scored a career-high 19 points and Tulsa scored the last seven points of the game to Tulsa defeated Houston 63-61 on Saturday.
This year's hot seat has grown smaller since the start of the season. But not every coach is safe, and Texas' Shaka Smart is a major name to watch.
Jarron Cumberland scored a game-high 22 points and the Cincinnati Bearcats limited the Tulsa Golden Hurricane to a season-low in scoring on the way to a 75-44 win in an American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday.