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LSU falls 6 spots in latest AP Top 25 Polls losses in SEC play

LSU head coach Will Wade
LSU head coach Will Wade(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 11:29 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2022 at 12:20 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers (15-4, 3-4 SEC) fell six spots in the latest AP Top 25 Poll released on Monday, Jan 24. The Tigers dropped from No. 13 to No. 19 after a pair of losses in Southeastern Conference play.

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The Tigers were held to their lowest point total on Saturday, Jan. 22 as they lost to then No. 24 Tennessee 64-50, LSU shot just 38.4% from the field and 21.1% from deep. LSU had three players in double figures led by Tari Eason who finished with 16 points, Brandon Murray added 15 and Eric Gaines had 10.

RELATED: No. 13 LSU second half comeback falls short against Tide

On Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Tigers fought their way back against Alabama, but eventually fell short 70-67 against the Tide. Gaines helped fuel the comeback as he went on a 9-0 run for the Tigers. Eason capped a 14-1 run for the Tigers to tie the game 58-58 and he finished the game with a career-high 26.

The Tigers are joined by three other Southeastern Conference teams in the Top 25. No. 1 Auburn, No. 12 Kentucky, and No. 18 Tennessee.

AP Top 25 Poll:

  1. Auburn (18-1)
  2. Gonzaga (15-2)
  3. Arizona (16-1)
  4. Baylor (17-2)
  5. Kansas (16-2)
  6. Purdue (16-3)
  7. UCLA (13-2)
  8. Houston (17-2)
  9. Duke (15-3)
  10. Michigan State (15-3)
  11. Wisconsin (15-3)
  12. Kentucky (15-4)
  13. Texas Tech (15-4)
  14. Villanova (14-5)
  15. USC (16-2)
  16. Ohio State (12-4)
  17. Providence (16-2)
  18. Tennessee (13-5)
  19. LSU (15-4)
  20. Connecticut (13-4)
  21. Xavier (14-4)
  22. Marquette (14-6)
  23. Iowa State (14-5)
  24. Illinois (13-5)
  25. Davidson (16-2)

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