2. Mississippi State
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11. South Carolina
Games to watch this week
Wednesday: Mississippi State vs. Baylor
Thursday: Florida at Rutgers, Vanderbilt at Marquette
Saturday: Louisville at Kentucky
Players to watch
LSU's Ralston Turner is the player of the week after averaging 15 points, 4.5 rebounds and one steal.
Florida's Bradley Beal is the freshman of the week after averaging 17 points, six rebounds and one assist.
Alabama: The Crimson Tide are 5-1 at home and 24-1 at home the past two seasons.
Arkansas: The Razorbacks are 8-0 at home.
Auburn: The Tigers finished third in the Diamond Head Classic at Hawaii.
Florida: The Gators have hit 10 3-pointers in 10 of their games this season.
Georgia: Sophomore Marcus Thornton, the Bulldogs' leading rebounder, is out with a knee injury and had surgery Tuesday to determine the extent of the injury.
Kentucky: The Wildcats have won 42 straight games at home.
LSU: The Tigers have won six straight, including a win over Marquette, which was ranked 120th at the time.
Mississippi: The Rebels return to the road on Friday against Dayton.
Mississippi State: The Bulldogs are 5-0 all-time against Baylor, their opponent Wednesday night.
South Carolina: Bruce Ellington will miss Saturday's game against USC Upstate to take part in the football team's Capital One Bowl game.
Tennessee: The Vols are averaging 76.1 points per game while allowing 71.5.
Vanderbilt: John Jenkins leads the SEC in scoring and 3-pointers made.