A tough week of games saw both Alabama and Auburn drop in this week's Associated Press top 25 college basketball poll.

Alabama fell two spots to No. 4 after scraping by with a close win over Mississippi State and a shellacking at Oklahoma in the BIG 12/SEC challenge.

Losses against Texas A&M and at West Virginia in the BIG 12/SEC challenge dropped Auburn 10 spots to No. 25, its 32nd straight appearance in the poll.

The Crimson Tide look to rebound as they host Vanderbilt on Tuesday and then travel to LSU on Saturday.

The Tigers will try to hold onto their consecutive AP poll appearance streak in a revenge game with Georgia at home and a tough road appearance at No. 2 Tennessee.

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