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UConn men’s basketball slides to No. 5 in AP Top 25

UConn men's basketball dropped one spot in this week’s AP Poll following their first loss of the season Friday night at then-No. 5 Kansas, where the Jayhawks defeated the Huskies 69-65. The loss at Allen Fieldhouse dropped UConn from No. 4 to No. 5 this week, with KU jumping up three spots to No. 2, earning one first-place vote while Arizona took the top spot.

The Huskies join No. 8 Marquette and No. 10 Creighton as Big East teams in this week's poll, while Providence and Villanova received votes. North Carolina, who UConn will play on Tuesday, Dec.