Marcus Williams went 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final 48 seconds and No. 2 Connecticut clinched at least a share of the Big East regular season championship with an 84-80 victory over Louisville on Saturday.
Marcus Williams scored 15 points and Rudy Gay added 12 as No. 3 Connecticut pulled away late in a 71-58 win over No. 15 Louisville on Saturday night that could put the Huskies at the top of the rankings.
Connecticut suspended guard A.J. Price for the entire 2005-06 season as a result of his arrest on charges of trying to sell stolen laptops this summer, but has allowed co-defendant Marcus Williams to return to the team in December.
Connecticut junior point guard Marcus Williams is expected to return to campus Tuesday or Wednesday from the FIBA U21 World Championships in Argentina to face charges of larceny dealing with stolen laptops on campus.