clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Open Thread: UConn vs. Cincinnati, AAC Quarterfinals | 2 p.m., ESPN2

New, 52 comments

Hold on to your butts.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

We're posting the open thread a little bit earlier than normal in case you've got nerves and would like to get started discussing today's matchup.

We've got lots of preview material for you to check out as you get ready for the game.

The UConnBlog-cketology: Post-Thursday Championship Week Edition - The UConn Blog
Where does UConn stand in our latest bracket prediction?

UConn vs. Cincinnati AAC Tournament Preview: Q&A with Down the Drive - The UConn Blog
Get the inside scoop on Friday afternoon's opponent!

AAC Tournament Quarterfinal Preview: UConn vs. Cincinnati | TV: 2 p.m., ESPN2 - The UConn Blog
The Huskies begin postseason play in the American conference tournament with a tough match-up against a tough Cincinnati team which beat them twice in the regular season.

UConn Projected by KenPom to Win AAC Tournament - The UConn Blog
Despite being the 5-seed, Ken Pomeroy's analytics give UConn the best chance to win the American tournament in a year where the best team, SMU, is banned from the postseason.

Also, in case you should find yourself free this afternoon, maybe check out one of the game-watches in your area. The UConn Alumni Association has curated a list which is being updated regularly so check it out if you can!

Arizona

Phoenix: Majerle's - Desert Ridge Location

California

Los Angeles: Sonny McLean's Irish Pub

San Francisco: Dobbs Ferry Bar

San Diego: The Tavern at the Beach - Pacific Beach

Sacramento: Clubhouse 56

Colorado

Denver: Stoney's Bar and Grill

Connecticut

Fairfield County: The Blind Rhino or TK's American Café

Hartford: The Black Bear Saloon - Hartford or Buffalo Wild Wings - Wethersfield

New Haven: Orange Ale House

Southeastern CT: Par 4 Restaurant

District of Columbia

Washington, D.C.: Parlay

Florida

Orlando: Avenue Gastrobar

Illinois

Chicago: George Street Pub

New York

New York City: Van Diemens

Ohio

Cincinnati: Dogberry Brewing

Columbus: Caribbean Jerks

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia: Tavern on Broad

Texas

Austin: Cover 3

Dallas: The Nodding Donkey - SMU Boulevard

Houston: Champps - Uptown