South Florida's success, Louisville's porous defense among season's surprises

Updated: October 10, 2007, 3:17 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

Nosedives by Rutgers and Louisville have fostered a perception that the Big East is down this season.

Not true.

South Florida and Cincinnati have simply replaced Rutgers and Louisville in the AP Top 25 while West Virginia holds steady. Just like at the midpoint last year, the Big East has three teams in the Top 25 and two in the top 10.

Take a look:

Midpoint, 2006: West Virginia No. 5; Louisville No. 7; Rutgers No. 24

Midpoint, 2007: South Florida ...

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