LSU men’s basketball continues to rise in the Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll

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The LSU men’s basketball just keeps on rolling. They are coming off the come from behind win over in-state rivals, Louisiana Tech. Tari Eason and Darius Days led the way to give the Tigers their 11th win of the year. It kept their perfect season intact ahead of SEC play that opens next week.

This week in the Ferris Mowers USA TODAY Sports Coaches poll the Tigers were able to leapfrog over Texas to get closer to the top 15. Will Wade’s group jumps four spots to No. 16. SEC foe Arkansas was dropped from the rankings after their loss to Hofstra on Saturday. The SEC has a total of five teams in the top 25 with Tennessee as the lowest-ranked conference team.

LSU has one more game against a nonconference opponent before jumping into SEC play with Auburn on Dec. 29.

The full Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll

Rank

Team

Record

Points

Change

1

Baylor

10-0

800

2

Duke

10-1

754

3

Purdue

10-1

689

+1

4

Gonzaga

9-2

673

4

Arizona

11-0

673

6

UCLA

9-1

670

-3

7

Kansas

9-1

639

8

Iowa State

11-0

501

+3

9

USC

12-0

480

10

Michigan State

9-2

446

+2

11

Alabama

9-2

422

-3

12

Auburn

10-1

412

+2

13

Ohio State

8-2

400

+2

14

Houston

10-2

398

-1

15

Seton Hall

9-1

383

+1

16

LSU

11-0

254

+4

17

Texas

8-2

243

18

Kentucky

8-2

217

+3

19

Tennessee

8-2

215

-1

20

Xavier

11-1

204

+5

21

Colorado St

10-0

203

+2

22

Villanova

7-4

158

-12

23

Providence

11-1

149

+4

24

Wisconsin

9-2

129

+2

25

Texas Tech

8-2

89

-1

Schools Dropped Out

No. 19 Arkansas; No. 22 Connecticut

Others Receiving Votes

Arkansas 36; Connecticut 34; Illinois 24; West Virginia 23; Oklahoma 21; Loyola-Chicago 16; Minnesota 15; San Francisco 12; Wake Forest 9; Saint Mary’s 3; Florida 2; Brigham Young 2; Michigan 1; Indiana 1

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