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UCF Chosen as Favorite in 2019 Preseason Media Poll

NEWPORT, R.I. – The UCF Knights, who have won 25 of their last 26 games, have been selected as the favorite to win the 2019 American Athletic Conference Championship in the conference’s preseason media poll.

UCF received 12 of a possible 30 votes to win the league title, while the Knights were listed first on 19 ballots in the East Division race.

Memphis was the media's choice in the West Division as the Tigers received 15 first-place votes and 165 points to edge Houston in a close vote.

Cincinnati was projected as the overall conference champion on eight ballots, while Memphis received six votes for the league title, while Houston was the choice on four ballots.