LSU jumps up to No. 4 in women’s basketball AP Poll
The final weekend of the regular season went about as well as the Tigers could have hoped.
Previously the No. 5 team in the country, LSU finished up a 27-1 regular season with a win over Mississippi State on Sunday. Coach Kim Mulkey’s team took care of business, and they are on the rise in the AP Top 25 to No. 4 after catching a couple breaks.
Two teams ranked ahead of the Tigers — No. 2 Indiana and No. 3 Stanford — lost their final games against top-10 teams in Iowa and Utah, respectively. Though the Hoosiers remain at No. 2, Stanford dropped three spots to No. 6, allowing LSU to move up.
The No. 4 LSU Tigers
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LSU has a double-bye at the SEC Tournament this week in Greenville, South Carolina, thanks to its No. 2 finish in conference play. The Tigers will open things up in the quarterfinals on Friday against the winner of the game between No. 7-seeded Georgia and No. 10-seeded Auburn on Thursday.
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