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AP Poll Top-25 Feb. 19‚Äč

AP Poll Top-25 Feb. 19

Auburn drops out of AP Top 10

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - After going 1-1, Auburn falls to No. 12 in this week's AP Poll. The Tigers were previously ranked No. 10 but fell to South Carolina Saturday 84-75.

The Tigers got a huge win Wednesday, defeating basketball powerhouse Kentucky 76-66.

After missing a game and a half, leading scorer Bryce Brown returned to the floor for Auburn. However, the Tigers got a major blow Saturday.

Forward Anfernee McLemore fractured and dislocated his ankle in the game Saturday. He had surgery Sunday and is out for the season.

Auburn is still the highest ranked SEC team in the nation. No. 19 Tennessee is the only other SEC team ranked in the top-25.

After this week, Auburn (11-3) continues to hold the top spot in the SEC. Tennessee (9-5) and Florida (8-6) round out the top-3 in the conference.

Auburn will, once again, face two SEC opponents this week. First, the Tigers will rematch in-state rival Alabama Wednesday. They will then travel to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators Saturday.

Tip-off against Alabama (Feb. 21) will be 7:30 p.m. Auburn will tip-off Saturday (Feb. 24) against Florida at 7:30 p.m.

Both games 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. 19 AP Rankings are as followed:

1. Virginia

2. Michigan State

3. Villanova

4. Xavier

5. Duke

6. Texas Tech

7. Gonzaga

8. Kansas

9. Purdue

10. North Carolina

11. Cincinnati

12. Auburn

13. Wichita State

14. Arizona

15. Clemson

16. Ohio State

17. Michigan

18. Rhode Island

19. Tennessee

20. Nevada

21. West Virginia

22. St. Mary's

23. Houston

24. Middle Tennessee

25. Florida State

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