Following a road win in Nashville over Vanderbilt and a beatdown of Tennessee in Rupp Arena, the Cats move up to #12 in the AP Poll. They dropped to #18 last week after a road loss to LSU, but have moved up in the poll in 4 of the past 5 weeks.
This upcoming week will be critical in determining both the AP and SEC rankings for the following week. Kentucky, who is 4-1 in SEC play, takes on Texas A&M (4-0) and #2 Auburn (5-0), both on the road. Texas A&M is unranked, but they still fall under the "Others Receiving Votes" category. A pair on wins will certainly shoot up Kentucky into the top 10, maybe top 5, of the AP Poll, as well as the top of the conference.
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