AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

With the regular season finishing up on Sunday, the AAC tournament bracket has been finalized. The seedings are: Houston Cincinnati Temple UCF Memphis Wichita State Tulsa USF UConn SMU East Carolina Tulane It's here! The 2019 @AirForceReserve @American_MBB Championship bracket is set - all the action begins on Thursday at @FedExForum! ?Bracket Announcement and Team-by-Team … Continue reading AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

Bearcats Survive Connecticut

The Bearcats came in as 6 point favorites on the road vs Connecticut, in what seemed to be a must-win game. Cincinnati is staying alive in the AAC regular season title race, just 1 game back from the Houston Cougars. Today was a big help, getting their 3rd straight win, and improving to 5-1 this … Continue reading Bearcats Survive Connecticut

Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

Here at Forgotten5, we like to tell the untold stories of Group of 5 successes and heartwarming moments. However, we'd be remiss if we didn't also cover the other things that provide warmth to G5 fans everywhere during these increasingly brisk autumnal evenings. Like dumpster fires. Or extremely poorly conceived mixed drinks from that broke-ass … Continue reading Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

Best Uniforms from Week 5

Another week in the books, and what a week it was. Buffalo's win streak was snapped in a crushing loss to Army West Point, 44-13. Tulane proved just what they were made of in a head to head match with Memphis, which turned out not to be much of a competition. The Green Wave handed … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 5

What We Learned From Week Three in the AAC

Let's get right to the chase here. Incoming Hurricanes 2, UCF's New Year's Six Hopes 0 That's a little bit exaggerated but last year UCF went undefeated and caught a lot of flak for their strength of schedule. Part of that was due to inclement weather shutting down their game against Georgia Tech. I'm not saying … Continue reading What We Learned From Week Three in the AAC

Best Uniforms from Week 1

What a 1st week of college football. Appalachian State proved they could hang in with the best, as did Utah State. Hawai’i displayed that they’re a force to be reckoned with, And James Madison almost upset North Carolina State. While Week 1 can highlight a team’s flaws, they always take advantage of the stage to … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 1

What Did We Learn From Our First Week of American Athletic Conference Football?

Now that ECU finally got their rain-delayed game against North Carolina A&T out of the way, we can talk about what things we learned from our first weekend of action in the AAC. Oh yes, there will be offense... 12 teams played this weekend, six of them scored 30+ points, and four of them scored … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of American Athletic Conference Football?

The FCS Smackdown: Forgotten 5’s 2013 Rewind (Part 3)

The 2013 football season was one of the best for chaos in college football. No one was safe, and there are many games from the Group—I mean, non-BCS conferences—worth looking back. This is the Forgotten 5 2013 Rewind. The last two installments featured geographic-specific upsets, but they were all games that happened in Week 1 … Continue reading The FCS Smackdown: Forgotten 5’s 2013 Rewind (Part 3)

The 5 Most Interesting American Matchups this Season

Welcome to The Most Interesting Matchups, the series about interesting gridiron matchups (get it?) from the upcoming season, as taken from the series' history. Think of it as "Drunk G5 History" or "Trivial Pursuit: CFB Edition." Each week, I'll highlight one conference and its particular out-of-conference matchups. I have to rule out teams like UTSA … Continue reading The 5 Most Interesting American Matchups this Season

The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever

Bowl season is almost here everyone, you know what that means, bowl projections. Everyone loves looking at tie-ins and choosing what four-win teams are capable of winning out to just sneak into a bowl. No? Only me? Ok then. I think this is a given at this point, but UCF is the Forgotten 5's representative … Continue reading The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever