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The college basketball season is in full swing with teams from The American in action last night as both the UConn Huskies and Memphis Tigers recorded wins. With another four games on tap Wednesday, you would think the talk would be focused on the hardwood, but while we check in on round-ball, there is still a lot of football left to be played.

The 2017 American Athletic Conference Football Championship will be televised nationally on ABC. The Championship will be played Saturday, Dec. 2, at noon ET at the home site of one of the conference's divisional winners.

We saw this last season and it looks like it will be "deja vu all over again," as Yogi Berra used to say. Houston went through it with Tom Herman in his second season and now UCF seems to be experiencing it with Scott Frost, but anyone who has spoken to both of the coaches mentioned knows they are completely different.

The story Friday night in Cincinnati could have been a number of things, ranging from the Temple defense's first-half shut out to the program's second consecutive conference victory.

Fans of the American Athletic Conference continue to get a better idea of how big the hill is that the league must climb with each week's release of college football polls. The American clearly has the other power conferences scared and that is to be expected.