IRVING, Texas (AP) — The American Athletic Convention on Tuesday launched its 2023 soccer schedule that features the league’s six incoming groups.
Each of the 14 AAC teams will play eight conference games in a single-division format. The highest two groups within the standings will play within the convention championship recreation on Dec. 2.
Charlotte, Florida Atlantic, North Texas, Rice, UAB and UTSA all officially join the AAC on July 1. Their transfer from Convention USA will probably be accomplished on the similar time that present AAC members Cincinnati, Houston and UCF depart for the Large 12 Convention.
Reigning AAC champion Tulane opens the season with 4 of its first 5 video games at residence. It opens at residence on Sept. 2 towards South Alabama, then hosts Southeastern Convention staff Mississippi the following week.
The Inexperienced Wave had been ranked ninth within the final AP Top 25 for the 2022 season after going 12-2, a 10-win enchancment from the earlier season that marked the perfect in main school soccer historical past. They capped it with a 46-45 win in the Cotton Bowl over Southern California after scoring 16 factors within the closing 4:07 of the New Yr’s Six recreation.
Navy, additionally among the many eight remaining AAC soccer colleges, will open its season on Aug. 26 towards Notre Dame in Dublin, Eire.
Among the many different highlighted nonconference video games for AAC groups, South Florida will host SEC powerhouse Alabama on Sept. 16. That could be a week after SMU performs at Oklahoma, which would be the closing season within the Large 12 for the Sooners earlier than they go to the SEC.
Groups from the American will play six video games every from the SEC and Large 12, and 4 towards the Large Ten.
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