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.
Pittsburgh freshman forward Talib Zanna will miss between three and six weeks after breaking his right thumb.
The Mountain West has two teams in the top 10 of this week's ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll with the addition of BYU at No. 10.
Connecticut continued to rocket up the ESPN/USA Today men's basketball coaches' poll released Monday, moving three more spots to No. 6 in the country.
Pittsburgh junior forward Nasir Robinson had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee and is expected to be sidelined up to six weeks.
UCLA climbed to No. 1 in this week's ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll.
Boston College, Hawaii and Pittsburgh have reaped the benefits of having a late-summer scholarship available.