Allen R of Houston Basketball Junkies is the RTC correspondent for Conference USA.
Feast week and turkey day are now in the rear view mirror and another week of basketball is in the books.
There were good moments and bad moments, but ultimately this was a positive week for Conference USA basketball. During the UAB/Oklahoma game in the pre-season NIT, ESPN commentator Steve Lavin gushed about the depth of CUSA, talking about how UAB, UTEP and Tulsa could join Memphis in the NCAA Tournament this year. This kind of coverage is the best thing this conference could hope for.
Now let’s get to the happenings of the past week: