LSU basketball ranked No. 22 in Preseason AP Poll

Glen West

LSU basketball was ranked No. 22 in the preseason AP Poll rankings, making it the second consecutive year the Tigers begin the season ranked in the top-25.

The Tigers are one of four teams ranked in the top-25 with Kentucky (No. 2), Florida (No. 6) and Auburn (No. 24) all joining the Tigers in the top-25.

LSU is coming off a Sweet Sixteen appearance in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, suffering an 80-63 loss to Michigan State. The Spartans come into the 2019 season ranked No. 1 in the country.

The Tigers open their season on Nov. 8 when they host Bowling Green at 7 p.m.