CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 03: Moe Petrus #57 of the Connecticut Huskies prepares to snap the football during a play against the Cincinnati Bearcats on December 3, 2011 at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Moe Petrus(Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Sport)
The UConn Huskies are the 6th choice in the pre-season Big East media poll. Louisville is picked to finish first, followed by USF, Rutgers, Cincinnati and Pitt.
Only Syracuse and Temple were ranked lower than UConn.