UConn new No. 1 in coaches' poll
The Big East Conference provides the 1-2 punch in the latest USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll released Monday.
Connecticut (27-2) took advantage of two losses by Duke and rose to No. 1, receiving 30 of the 31 first-place votes and 773 points.
Villanova (24-3) slipped two spots last week to No. 4 after losing at Connecticut, 89-75, on Feb. 26. But two wins this past week coupled with the losses by Duke and a loss by Memphis elevated the Wildcats back up to No. 2 with 733 points.
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