ESPN Insider Jay Bilas has Week 6 of the Bilas Index, and the Kentucky Wildcats pass Syracuse to take the No. 1 spot. Florida State has the biggest rise, while Marshall has the biggest fall.
Louisville announced that junior center Gorgui Dieng is out four to six weeks with a broken left wrist.
Kevin Ware joined No. 4 Louisville for the first time this week. The short-handed Cardinals are expecting him to contribute immediately.
Losses to the top-ranked and No. 2 teams in the nation cost the Blue Devils and Tar Heels each only one spot in this week's ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll, as they fell to No. 5 and No. 6 in the rankings released Monday.
Louisville senior forward Terrence Williams injured his right knee in a pickup game and will be out four to six weeks.
Michael Beasley he is not. But Samardo Samuels should be an integral part of a Final Four caliber team during his freshman season at Louisville, writes Brendan Murphy.
Louisville guard Andre McGee will miss the next three to six weeks with a knee injury.
Louisville sophomore center David Padgett injured his left knee in an intrasquad scrimmage and could be out for up to six weeks.
Louisville center David Padgett will be sidelined six to eight weeks after breaking a bone in his right foot and spraining his ankle in a pickup game.
Louisville forward Otis George will miss two to four weeks after aggravating a stress fracture in his right foot that had already sidelined him for four games this season.