Six schools from Conference USA, together with UAB, Texas-San Antonio and Florida Atlantic, have utilized for membership to the American Athletic Conference and are anticipated to be accepted by the top of the week, in response to two individuals with information of the method.

C-USA has been a frequent goal when the American, previously the Big East, has wanted to reconstitute. After the newest realignment strikes have been accomplished, 12 of the (*6*) 14 members might be former C-USA members.

Conference USA might be all the way down to eight members — Old Dominion, UTEP, Southern Miss, Marshall, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, Florida International and Western Kentucky.