The Irish drop from 4th to 7th. West Virginia, another 2-loss team Notre Dame has beaten, is third after beating a Marquette squad that can't win away from home. It's a weird league.
This Week's Power Poll Results for 1/21/2008 (1st Place votes in parenthesis):
1) Georgetown (20): 320 points.
2) Pittsburgh: 282 points.
3) West Virginia: 259 points.
4) Marquette: 238 pts.
5) Louisville: 234 points.
6) Villanova: 226 points.
7) Notre Dame: 197 points.
8) Connecticut: 192 points.
9) Cincinnati: 157 points.
10) Providence: 144 points.
11) DePaul: 126 points.
12) Syracuse: 122 points.
13) Seton Hall: 92 points.
14) South Florida: 50 points (tie).
14) St. John's: 50 points (tie).
16) Rutgers: 20 points.
Player of the Week: Scottie Reynolds. The sophomore guard from Villanova averaged 23 PPG in two outings last week as the Wildcats beat DePaul and knocked off Syracuse at the Dome.
Freshman of the Week: Jeremy Hazell. Yes, the soon-to-be 22-yr old IS a freshman, as some voters might have forgotton. Seton Hall picked up two important wins and Hazell lit it up from the outside, scoring 22 in the win over South Florida and a huge 29-pt performance keyed the victory over Louisville.