1. Auburn (19-2, 7-1 SEC)
Previous ranking: 2
Last week: 2-0 (Won at LSU, beat Missouri at home) | This week: Ole Miss (away), Vanderbilt (home)
The Tigers averaged 93 points in wins over LSU and Missouri. Good chance Auburn is 11-1 in the league when Kentucky visits Feb. 14.
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2. Tennessee (15-5, 5-3)
Previous ranking: 3
Last week: 2-0 (Beat Vanderbilt at home, won at Iowa State) | This week: LSU (home), Ole Miss (home)
The Volunteers have won three straight, including two on the road.
3. Florida (15-6, 6-2)
Previous ranking: 1
Last week: 1-1 (Lost to South Carolina at home, beat Baylor at home) | This week: Georgia (away), Alabama (home)
Florida shrugged off the tough loss to the Gamecocks by dropping 14 3s on Baylor in a 21-point rout.
4. Kentucky (16-5, 5-3)
Previous ranking: 5
Last week: 2-0 (Beat Mississippi State at home, won at West Virginia) | This week: Vanderbilt (home), Missouri (away)
UK’s win at West Virginia on Saturday night not only clinched the SEC an Big 12/SEC Challenge title, it might have served as the league’s best non-conference victory this season.
5. Alabama (14-7, 5-3)
Previous ranking: 4
Last week: 0-2 (Lost at Ole Miss, beat Oklahoma at home) | This week: Missouri (home), Florida (away)
Avery Johnson and the Crimson Tide held Trae Young, Oklahoma’s freshman sensation, to 17 points on 6 of 17 shooting.
6. Arkansas (15-6, 4-4)
Previous ranking: 8
Last week: 2-0 (Won at Georgia, beat Oklahoma State at home) | This week: Texas A&M (away), LSU (away)
Since losing three in a row, the Razorbacks have won three of four games. Wins over Georgia and Oklahoma State came by a combined four points.
7. South Carolina (13-8, 4-4)
Previous ranking: 10
Last week: 1-1 (Won at Florida, lost to Texas Tech at home) | This week: Mississippi State (home), Texas A&M (away)
The Gamecocks, after a four-game stretch against ranked teams, have entered the NCAA Tournament discussion.
8. Missouri (13-8, 3-5)
Previous ranking: 6
Last week: 0-2 (Lost to Auburn at home, lost at Mississippi State) | This week: Alabama (away), Kentucky (home)
Three straight losses for the Tigers by an average of 13.7 points.
9. Georgia (12-8, 3-5)
Previous ranking: 7
Last week: 0-2 (Lost to Arkansas at home, won at Kansas State) | This week: Florida (home), Mississippi State (away)
The Bulldogs have one win since Jan. 6.
10. Ole Miss (11-10, 4-4)
Previous ranking: 12
Last week: 1-1 (Beat Alabama at home, lost at Texas) | This week: Auburn (home), Tennessee (away)
The Rebels are 4-0 at home in the SEC play, including significant wins over Alabama and Florida.
11. Mississippi State (15-6, 3-5)
Previous ranking: 13
Last week: 1-1 (Lost at Kentucky, beat Missouri at home) | This week: South Carolina (away), Georgia (home)
The Bulldogs, with losses to Kentucky, Alabama, Auburn and Florida, are 0-4 against the SEC’s better teams.
12. LSU (12-8, 3-5)
Previous ranking: 9
Last week: 1-1 (Beat Texas A&M at home, lost at Auburn) | This week: Tennessee (away), Arkansas (home)
LSU owns Texas A&M, but is just 1-5 against the rest of the SEC.
13. Texas A&M (13-8, 2-6)
Previous ranking: 11
Last week: 0-2 (Lost at LSU, lost at Kansas) | This week: Arkansas (home), South Carolina (home)
The Aggies might need to get a home sweep this week to keep their Big Dance chances alive.
14. Vanderbilt (8-13, 2-6)
Previous ranking: 14
Last week: 1-1 (Lost at Tennessee, beat TCU at home) | This week: Kentucky (away), Auburn (away)
Vandy coach Bryce Drew started his 11th different lineup of the season to lead the upset over the Horned Frogs.