Alabama basketball slips to No. 11 in Associated Press, coaches rankings
The Alabama men’s basketball team moved down one spot to No. 11 in this week’s AP poll after splitting a pair of games since the previous poll and was ranked the Ferris Mowers USA Today Coaches Poll.
The Crimson Tide rolled past LSU at home, 78-60, before falling at Missouri, 68-65, on Saturday. That loss was Alabama’s first in SEC play in the 2020-21 season, although UA still sits atop the league standings with a 10-1 record.
Missouri moved to No. 10 in this week’s poll, jumping up eight spots.
Alabama's move to No. 11 coaches poll was a drop of four spots from the previous week.
Alabama moved up to No. 8 in the NCAA Net Rankings through games of Feb. 7 after playing two top-50 opponents in LSU and Missouri.
Alabama is 5-3 against teams in the NCAA Quad 1 and 10-4 against teams in Quads 1 and 2. Andy Katz of NCAA.net has Alabama projected as a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, facing Winthrop in the opening round
The Crimson Tide will be back in action Tuesday at South Carolina (5:30 p.m. CT, SEC Network).
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