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UConn men’s basketball rises to No. 5 in AP Poll

UConn men’s basketball moved up one spot to No. 5 in this week’s AP Poll after comfortably defeating Northern Arizona and Stonehill last week. The Huskies (2-0) are one of three Big East in the top 10, joined by No. 4 Marquette and No. 8 Creighton.

Villanova joins the three Big East schools in the top 10 in the poll at No. 21. St. John’s received the third-most votes of teams that did not crack the Top 25.

Aside from their conference opponents, future opponent Kansas is currently ranked No. 1, while Gonzaga is No.