A narrow loss on the road in its Southeastern Conference opener cost Kentucky a few spots in the Associated Press Top 25 poll this week as the Cats dropped five spots to No. 18 in the list released Monday.
UK (10-3) returns home at 7 p.m. Tuesday to face Texas A&M and will take on Vanderbilt at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, also at Rupp Arena.
Duke, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia remained in the top four spots, but the rest of the top 25 became a jumble after three ranked teams lost last week.
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