Losses knock Hogs from AP poll

By: Matt Jones
Published: Monday, January 8, 2018
Arkansas coach Mike Anderson reacts to a play during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won 88-77. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Arkansas coach Mike Anderson reacts to a play during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won 88-77. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

— Arkansas' first national ranking in nearly three years was short-lived.

The Razorbacks received only one vote in the Associated Press' Top 25 poll Monday after a pair of road losses at Mississippi State and Auburn. Arkansas (11-4, 1-2 SEC) was ranked No. 22 last week, the program's first ranking since March 2015.

Auburn, which defeated the Razorbacks 88-77 on Saturday, replaced Arkansas at No. 22 in this week's poll. The Tigers (14-1, 2-0) have won 12 straight games and are ranked for the first time since 2003.

Other ranked SEC teams this week include Kentucky (21) and Tennessee (24). Texas A&M, previously ranked No. 11, fell from the poll after three consecutive losses to open the conference season.

Arkansas is not likely to impress voters much this week with home games against LSU (10-4, 1-1) on Wednesday and Missouri (11-4, 1-1) on Saturday.

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