Tigrs drop to 21/22 in major polls

The LSU men's basketball team remained in the national men's basketball polls for the 12th consecutive week entering Wednesday night's game at the Maravich Center with Vanderbilt.

The Tigers are 21st in the Associated Press media poll and 22nd in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll announced on Monday. It is the 17th consecutive week that LSU has been ranked in the national polls dating back to the final five of the 2005-06 season.

Florida remains the top team in both polls, although not unanimous. Wisconsin, UCLA and North Carolina are 2-4 in the AP poll and receiving first place votes, while UCLA and Wisconsin swap second and third spots in the ESPN/USA Today poll and received first place votes from the coaches.

Alabama is 12th in both polls and Kentucky, dropped out of AP poll, was 25th in the ESPN/USA Today poll. Tennessee fell out in both polls with Vanderbilt receiving votes in both polls and Arkansas is getting votes in the AP poll.

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