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Auburn ranked No. 16 in USA TODAY Coaches Poll

Auburn ranked No. 16 in USA TODAY Coaches Poll

The Tigers are slowly clawing back to their original spot in the USA TODAY coaches poll.

After defeating both LSU and South Carolina in its last two games, Auburn was ranked at No. 16 in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll on Monday. After a steep drop at the beginning of the year, the Tigers are one rank down from where they were placed in the preseason poll at No. 15.

Auburn is one of three SEC schools ranked in the poll, as No. 25 Arkansas dropped out of the rankings with the newest edition. The team’s next two matches feature a contest against Texas A&M on home court and an out-of-conference game against the West Virginia Mountaineers in Morgantown, West Virginia at the end of the month.

Here’s a full look at the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll for men’s basketball below:

Rank Team Record Points Trend
1 Purdue 19-1 792 (24) +2
2 Alabama 17-2 771 (8) +2
3 Houston 18-2 684 -2
4 Tennessee 16-3 648 +5
5 KSU 17-2 636 +10
6 UVA 15-3 623 +4
7 UCLA 17-3 584 -2
8 Arizona 17-3 574 +3
9 Kansas 16-3 568 -7
10 Texas 16-3 493 -3
11 TCU 15-4 446 +2
12 Xavier 16-4 441 -4
13 Iowa State 14-4 405 -1
14 Gonzaga 17-4 366 -8
15 Marquette 16-5 306 +3
16 Auburn 16-3 290 +1
17 Baylor 14-5 256 +5
18 Charleston 21-1 203 +3
19 Miami 15-4 201 -3
20 UConn 16-5 191 -6
21 Providence 15-5 155 -1
22 Saint Mary’s 18-4 139 +2
23 Clemson 16-4 129 -4
24 FAU 19-1 104 +4
25 Duke 14-5 71 +2

Schools Dropped Out

Others Receiving Votes

Indiana 47; New Mexico 46; Rutgers 39; Illinois 37; San Diego St. 33; Michigan St. 21; Kentucky 19; Wisconsin 17; NC State 13; Kent St. 13; North Carolina 9; Texas A&M 8; Missouri 8; Creighton 5; Seattle 4; Wake Forest 2; Oral Roberts 2; UC Santa Barbara 1.

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