FAYETTEVILLE – Avenging early season SEC defeats by beating then nationally No. 6 already SEC champion Alabama and LSU last Wednesday zoomed the Arkansas Razorbacks into the top dozen of Monday’s latest Associated Press men’s basketball rankings.
Coach Eric Musselman’s Razorbacks, cracking the rankings at No. 24 for the first time two weeks and advanced to No. 20 last week, stand No. 12 in Monday’s rankings.
Only Alabama, dropped to No. 8 after losing to Arkansas, and the Razorbacks are AP Top 25 ranked among SEC teams.
The Razorbacks, winning nine consecutive SEC games, take 19-5 overall record and second-place 11-4 SEC record into Tuesday night’s SEC game at South Carolina.
Undefeated Gonzaga, 24-0, continues No. 1 in the AP poll.