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LSU Basketball is back in the National Rankings after reeling off eight-straight wins dating back to December 29.

The Tigers (15-4, 6-0 SEC) are ranked No. 22 in the AP Top 25 and No. 24 in the Coaches Poll.

This week, LSU will host Alabama (12-7, 4-2) on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. CT (ESPN 2) and Ole Miss (10-9, 1-5) on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. CT (ESPN 2).

AP Top 25:
Rank, Team (Record), Points, Previous

1. Baylor (17-1), 1,578, 1
2. Gonzaga (21-1), 1,552, 2
3. Kansas (16-3), 1,434, 3
4. San Diego State (21-0), 1,408, 4
5. Florida State (17-2), 1,318, 5
6. Louisville (17-3), 1,277, 6
7. Dayton (18-2), 1,163, 7
8. Villanova (16-3), 1,110, 9
9. Duke (16-3), 1,084, 8
10. Seton Hall (15-4), 1,055, 10
11. Oregon (17-4), 926, 12
12. West Virginia (16-3), 874, 14
13. Kentucky (15-4), 839, 15
14. Michigan State (15-5), 751, 11
15. Maryland (16-4), 650, 17
16. Butler (16-4), 631, 13
17. Auburn (17-2), 619, 16
18. Iowa (14-5), 545, 19
19. Illinois (15-5), 483, 21
20. Colorado (16-4), 314, 23
21. Houston (16-4), 296, 25
22. LSU (15-4), 260, NR
23. Wichita State (17-3), 161, NR
24. Penn State (14-5), 114, NR
25. Rutgers (15-5), 102, 24

Others receiving votes: Creighton 59, Arizona 55, Texas Tech 33, Ohio State 16, Indiana 15, East Tennessee State 14, Northern Iowa 13, Memphis 11, USC 9, Rhode Island 6, Purdue 6, Florida 4, Arkansas 3, Tulsa 3, SMU 3, Saint Mary's 3, Wisconsin 1, Akron 1, Harvard 1

Dropped from rankings: Texas Tech 18, Memphis 20, Arizona 22

Coaches Poll:
Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous

1. Baylor (15), 17-1, 782, 2
2. Gonzaga (17), 21-1, 780, 1
3. Kansas, 16-3, 711, 3
4. San Diego St., 21-0, 701, 4
5. Louisville, 17-3, 646, 5
6. Florida State, 17-2, 632, 6
7. Dayton, 18-2, 593, 7
8. Duke, 16-3, 565, 8
9. Seton Hall, 15-4, 521, 10
10. Villanova, 16-3, 511, 11
11. West Virginia, 16-3, 432, 15
12. Oregon, 17-4, 424, 13
13. Kentucky, 15-4, 414, 14
14. Michigan St, 15-5, 403, 9
15. Maryland, 16-4, 362, 17
16. Auburn, 17-2, 312, 16
17. Butler, 16-4, 282, 12
18. Iowa, 14-5, 268, 19
19. Illinois, 15-5, 235, 22
20. Houston, 16-4, 157, 24
21. Colorado, 16-4, 121, NR
22. Wichita St., 17-3, 115, 22
23. Penn St., 14-5, 76, NR
24. LSU, 15-4, 74, NR
25. Rutgers, 15-5, 72, 25

Others receiving votes: Arizona 49, Texas Tech 47, Creighton 41, Ohio State 14, Indiana 14, Tulsa 12, Saint Mary's 8, Marquette 7, Yale 7, Arkansas 6, Northern Iowa 2, East Tennessee State 1, Stanford 1, USC 1, Memphis 1

Dropped from rankings: Texas Tech 18, Memphis 20, Arizona 21
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txbd49 months
When you look at this team, it's quite amazing we are playing this well. No true PG, no 3 PT shooter, and no true center. We have just been finding ways to win. Playing scrappy as hell
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Lsutigerturner49 months
About time... But hitting too 25 a few days prior to playing a really good bama team is not doing our team any favors... We seem to do better as underdogs
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