UConn's surprise run to the top of the standings and Steve Slaton's friendship with Ray Rice are just some of the topics covered in the Big East notebook.
For the past two years, UConn has struggled to a 3-11 record in the Big East. The Huskies' conference hopes rest on the broad shoulders of speedy tailback Donald Brown.
Sophomore Ray Rice has Rutgers off and running to its best start since 1981 -- and both are starting to get noticed.
The Scarlet Knights' backfield duo is back for one last season, one they hope will end with a championship.