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The undefeated LSU Basketball team (8-0) has joined the AP Top 25 for the first time this season at No. 25.

LSU returns to action on Dec. 11 in the Holiday Hoopsgiving event in Atlanta, GA vs. Georgia Tech. Tipoff at 5 pm CT on ESPN2.

College Basketball AP Top 25 - Week 5:
1. Purdue (61) 8-0
2. Baylor 8-0
3. Duke 7-1
4. UCLA 8-1
5. Gonzaga 7-2
6. Villanova 6-2
7. Texas 6-1
8. Kansas 6-1
9. Alabama 7-1
10. Kentucky 6-1
11. Arizona 7-0
12. Arkansas 8-0
13. Tennessee 6-1
14. Houston 7-1
15. UConn 8-1
16. USC 8-0
17. Iowa State 8-0
18. Auburn 7-1
19. Michigan State 7-2
20. Florida 6-1
21. Ohio State 6-2
22. Wisconsin 7-1
23. Seton Hall 7-1
24. BYU 7-1
25. LSU 8-0

Others receiving votes:
Colorado State 90, Xavier 78, Illinois 71, North Carolina 55, St. Bonaventure 37, Oklahoma 29, Memphis 14, Iowa 12, Michigan 11, San Francisco 10, Loyola Chicago 4, Indiana 3, Texas Tech 2
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Still the 7th best team in the SEC?! Time will tell…chance to correct that with SEC schedule just ahead.
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Rankings don’t mean shit, just ask preseason untangled Michigan who is in the CFP
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fricking autocorrect unranked**
14 months
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I blame this all on Dick and hope a vital organ gets shoved up his ass. And yes, that made no sense!
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Does Dick Vitale make these rankings?
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Its like they intentionally started us off at the bottom. They wouldn't dare put us over someone like Ohio State who is 6-2.
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I mean, their losses are to Xavier and UF. Our best win is Penn, right? The other wins are pretty much cupcakes.
14 months
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Dang. Was hoping to remain unranked.
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Alabama beat Gonzaga and is still ranked lower than them and have the better record. Can someone make this make sense to me.
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And the run to the top of the charts begins.
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The best thing about basketball is that it gets settled on the court. We can be unranked at 32-0 and it still won’t matter
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It matters when seeding. Seeding helps in the long run…
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5 total teams are undefeated, and we’re one of em. We’re ranked 25 and both #5 and #6 have 2 losses? CBB rankings are hilarious.
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We’re one of 7 undefeated teams that are ranked and Minnesota, Wyoming and Colorado St are all undefeated and unranked
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sched has a shitload to do with it..once we get into SEC play we should start to shoot up in the rankings...
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Must’ve been painful for them to squeeze LSU in there at 25.
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7 SEC teams in Top 25. Not bad for a football league.
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Rankings are worthless in basketball. The only thing that matters is getting an invite to the tourney.
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100% this.
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seeding in the tourney?...
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Yes right lol proof it's not worthless, see LSU fans crying about not being ranked!
14 months
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The basketball community does not like upstarts like Wade breaking into their clique. Plenty of time for things to sort themselves out.
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Upstarts? Wade has been coaching twice as long as Musselman in college and they've been in the Top 25 all year long so I don't understand what you're saying.
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I think he means the talking heads do not like Wade, so those who vote will ding us whenever they can.
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I'd rather the AP continue to disrespect the team.
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FINALLY.
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Lol. LSU will be 15-0 and be #24.
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Lol, yep. And they could finish the season with 30 wins and be a 6 seed.
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What a joke
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