UConn Men Drop to No. 5 in Poll

For the first time this season, the UConn men are out of the No. 2 spot in the Associated Press poll.  The Huskies dropped to No. 5 after suffering their first loss of the season when they lost 74-63 to Georgetown.

UConn completed the week by blowing out Rutgers 80-49.

The Big East has a record nine teams in the poll, including the No. 1 team in the country, Pittsburgh.  The 14-0 Panthers moved into the top spot taking 70 of 72 votes.  No. 3 North Carolina received the other two votes.

Pitt is the first Big East team to hold the No. 1 spot in the poll since UConn was atop on March 6, 2006.

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