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LSU men’s basketball moves up six spots in AP Top 25 poll

LSU forward Tari Eason (13) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college...
LSU forward Tari Eason (13) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in Atlanta.(Hakim Wright Sr. | AP)
Published: Dec. 13, 2021 at 11:21 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 13, 2021 at 11:29 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU men’s basketball has moved up six spots in the AP Top 25 poll.

Will Wade’s Tigers are now ranked No. 19 in the country, as of Monday, Dec. 13. LSU was previously ranked #25.

LSU is currently 9-0 after defeating Georgia Tech in Atlanta 66-51 on Saturday, Dec. 11.

The Tigers will host Northwestern State on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Maravich Center.

They will play two more non-conference games before starting conference play on Dec. 29 at No. 13 Auburn.

LSU is one of six Southeastern Conference schools ranked in the AP Top 25.

AP Top 25 (as of Dec. 13)

  1. Baylor
  2. Duke
  3. Purdue
  4. UCLA
  5. Gonzaga
  6. Alabama (SEC)
  7. Kansas
  8. Arizona
  9. Villanova
  10. USC
  11. Iowa State
  12. Michigan State
  13. Auburn (SEC)
  14. Houston
  15. Ohio State
  16. Seton Hall
  17. Texas
  18. Tennessee (SEC)
  19. LSU (SEC)
  20. UConn
  21. Kentucky (SEC)
  22. Xavier
  23. Colorado State
  24. Arkansas (SEC)
  25. Texas Tech

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