Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - After going 1-1, Auburn falls for No. 10 in this week's AP Poll. The Tigers were previously ranked No. 8 but fell to Texas A&M Wednesday 81-80.
Auburn would go on to defeat Georgia on the road 78-61 Saturday. The Tigers lost leading scorer Bryce Brown in the first half of their loss to Texas A&M.
Brown did not play at Georgia but did travel with the team. He has been ruled day-to-day with a right shoulder injury.
The Tigers were also ranked No. 5 overall by the NCAA Tournament Committee yesterday.
Auburn is still the highest ranked SEC team in the nation. No. 18 Tennessee and No. 21 Texas A&M make-up the SEC in the Top-25.
After this week, Auburn (10-2) continues to hold the top spot in the SEC. Flordia (8-4) and Tennesee (8-4) round out the top-3 in the conference.
Auburn will, once again, face two SEC opponents this week. First, the Tigers will welcome Kentucky in front of a sold-out crowd Wednesday. They will then travel to South Carolina to take on the Gamecocks.
Tip-off against Kentucky (Feb. 14) will be 8 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN 2. Auburn will tip-off Saturday (Feb. 17) against South Carolina at 2:30 p.m.
Auburn's road game will be broadcast on the SEC Network.
Admission is free for all homes games for students with a valid Ignited Card. Students are reminded to arrive early Wednesday in order to find a seat in The Jungle.
The Feb. 12 AP Rankings are as followed:
2. Michigan State
7. Texas Tech
8. Ohio State
14. North Carolina
15. St. Mary's
16. Rhode Island
19. Wichita State
20. West Virginia
21. Texas A&M
25. Arizona State