Alabama Men’s Basketball Jumps Back Into AP Poll’s Top 10
The Alabama men's basketball team is No. 9 in the new AP Top 25 poll, jumping seven spots from last week. This comes after a huge win for the program on Saturday, defeating No. 3 Gonzaga 91-82 in Seattle, the biggest team win this season.
This is the second time this season Alabama cracked the Top 10. They started at No. 14 at the beginning of the season, moved up to No. 10 by Week 3, and dropped to No. 16 last week after its loss to Iona in the ESPN Events Invitational. Now, the team is ranked the highest it's been all season.
Currently, the Tide is 7-1 on the season, undefeated at home, and has won its last three games in a row. However, six of its next ten opponents are currently ranked in the Top 25.
Other SEC teams in the rankings this week are: Kentucky(No. 10), Arkansas(No. 12), Tennessee(No. 13), Auburn(No. 18), Florida(No. 20), and LSU(No. 25).
On Saturday, the Crimson Tide takes on No. 14 Houston on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Coleman Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 9 PM CST and will be shown on ESPN2.