LSU cracks top 20 in latest AP Basketball Poll

LSU cracks top 20 in latest AP Basketball Poll
LSU head coach Will Wade (Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU beat Georgia and Missouri last week and has moved up six spots to No. 19 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Basketball Poll, released Monday.

The Tigers (16-3, 6-0) took care of Georgia 92-82 at home and Missouri 86-80 in overtime on the road.

LSU forced OT against Mizzou after a 15-1 run in the last 2:08 of regulation time tied the game at 71.

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Tennessee is ranked No. 1 followed by (2) Duke, (3) Virginia, (4) Gonzaga and (5) Michigan

SEC teams in the top 25:

(1) Tennessee

(7) Kentucky

(19) LSU

(22) Mississippi State

Next up for LSU: Wednesday at Texas A&M and Saturday at home against Arkansas.

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