DaJuan Summers scored 18 points and No. 11 Georgetown upset No. 2 Connecticut, 74-63, last night in Hartford, Conn., for its seventh straight win.

Chris Wright and freshman Greg Monroe both had 16 points for Georgetown (10-1, 1-0 Big East).

A.J. Price had 16 points for the Huskies (11-1, 0-1), who cut a 12-point deficit early in the second half to three twice, but got no closer.

The Hoyas opened the game on an 18-3 run by hitting four of their first five three-point attempts, then held off Connecticut by making 18 straight free throws in the second half to finish 18-for-21 from the line.

In other games:

* At Murray State, Benson Egemonye scored 28 points to lead Niagara (10-2), 80-71. Truman High product Tyrone Lewis added 21 points for the Purple Eagles to surpass 1,000 for his career.

* At Tennessee, Wayne Chism had 18 points and 15 rebounds before landing hard on his back and leaving the game, and the No. 14 Volunteers (9-2) beat Louisiana-Lafayette, 89-62.

* At Arizona State, James Harden's 24 points led the Sun Devils (11-1) over Central Connecticut State, 84-47.

* At Michigan, Manny Harris had 29 points and 16 rebounds to lead the No. 23 Wolverines (10-2) over North Carolina Central, 77-57.

* At Baylor, LaceDarius Dunn's 22 points led the No. 19 Bears (11-1) over Portland State, 79-66.

* At Honolulu, Lorne Jackson made a driving layup with 6 seconds left to lead Pepperdine (2-12) to a 58-56 win over Coppin State (1-10) in a consolation game at the Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic. Bartram High product Tywain McKee led all scorers with 21 points.

Noteworthy

* Butler (10-1), coming off a win at Xavier, moved into the Associated Press' Top 25, replacing Missouri (10-2) at No. 25.

North Carolina (12-0) remained the unanimous No. 1 team. Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma, Duke and Wake Forest held second through sixth, respectively, while Notre Dame, Texas, Purdue and Michigan State all moved up one place to round out the top 10.

Georgetown is No. 11 and was followed by UCLA, Syracuse, Tennessee, Villanova, Gonzaga, Arizona State, Louisville, Baylor, Clemson, Minnesota, Xavier, Michigan, Ohio State and Butler.

In the women's poll, Connecticut was the unanimous No. 1 choice for the fifth straight week.

* Kay Yow, North Carolina State's Hall of Fame women's coach, 66, who has long battled cancer, missed her second straight game yesterday, as the Wolfpack beat Jacksonville State, 76-38. *