|Monday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 02 February 2009 16:28|
Jeff Adrien scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds and the Huskies celebrated their return to the top of the polls for the first time in three years with a 68-51 dismantling of No. 5 Louisville on Monday night.
Hasheem Thabeet added 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks as the Huskies (21-1, 10-1 Big East) rolled to their 10th straight victory. Jerome Dyson had 14 points and A.J. Price had 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists as the Huskies had surprisingly little trouble shutting down the red-hot Cardinals.
Terrence Williams led Louisville (17-4, 8-1) with a career-high 26 points but got little help.
UConn became the fourth No. 1 team in as many weeks earlier in the day, but managed to avoid the pitfalls that sent Pittsburgh, Wake Forest and Duke tumbling out of the top spot.
the first team since Georgia Tech in 1993 to beat two different No. 1s in the same season, but simply couldn't keep up with the Huskies.
No. 6 Pittsburgh 92, Robert Morris 72
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sam Young had 23 points and DeJuan Blair 18 and Pittsburgh beat Robert Morris.
Levance Fields added 12 points and 13 assists and Jermaine Dixon 15 points for the Panthers (20-2), who were playing their first game while not ranked in the top five since Nov. 22.
Pitt has won four of five since losing for the first time this season and falling from the No. 1 ranking it held for two weeks.
Jeremy Chappell had 19 points and added a team-high eight assists for the Colonials (15-8), who had a nine-game winning streak snapped.