AAC Tournament 2016: Schedule, Game Times & TV Info

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Top-seed Temple is hoping to cruise through the AAC Tournament en route to an NCAA tournament berth. (Getty)

The AAC Tournament is about to get underway on Thursday and regular-season champs Temple are looking to go dancing.

They just have to take out the rest of the field. And that field isn’t exactly a straight shot to the NCAA Tournament. After all, No. 2 seed Houston is fresh off a victory in its regular season finale, while Cincinnati has found some success during the regular season and fifth-seed UConn is looking to make another run at a national championship, riding the bubble.

Don’t overlook this one. It’s going to be good.

The opening round of the AAC Tournament gets underway on Thursday afternoon at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Here’s everything you need to know about the matchups:

2016 AAC Tournament Bracket & Schedule

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The AAC Tournament gets underway on Thursday afternoon with a chance to go dancing on the line. (theamerican.org)

All Times Listed are Eastern

Thursday, March 10

Game 1: No. 9 USF vs. No. 8 East Carolina, 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU
Game 2: No. 10 Tulane vs. No. 7 UCF, 6 p.m. on ESPNEWS

Friday, March 11

Game 3: No. 1 Temple vs. USF/East Carolina, 12 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 4: No. 5 UConn vs. No. 4 Cincinnati, 2 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 5: No. 2 Houston vs. Tulane/UCF, 7 p.m. on ESPNU
Game 6: No. 6 Memphis vs. No. 3 Tulsa, 9 p.m. on ESPNU

Saturday, March 12

Game 7: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 winner, 3 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 8: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner, 5 p.m. on ESPN2

Sunday, March 13

Game 9: AAC Championship, 3:15 p.m. on ESPN