PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) No. 15 Cincinnati won a conference title for the first time since 2004, and coach Mick Cronin didn't care that it was shared.
The Bearcats (26-5, 15-3) were picked to finish fourth in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll, a league that currently has five teams ranked in the top 20.
Cincinnati clinched a share of the regular-season crown with 24 points from senior Sean Kilpatrick in a tough 70-66 win over Rutgers on Saturday. The Bearcats will be the top seed in the conference tournament.