BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Conference USA men's basketball coaches
have picked the University of Alabama at Birmingham to finish
second this season.
NCAA tournament runner-up Memphis was the unanimous choice as
conference champion in the voting by the 12 league coaches released
Tulsa was selected third followed by Texas-El Paso, Southern
Miss and Marshall.
UAB senior guard/forward Robert Vaden was chosen the preseason
player of the year.