Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU's Jordan Mickey (25) fiercely defends a shot by Ole Miss guard LaDarius White (10) in the second half Saturday at LSU's Maravich Assembly Center. Ole Miss led 27-23 at half, but LSU came back to win 73-63, and Mickey blocked four shots.

Thanks to a three-game winning streak, the LSU men’s basketball team’s postseason picture is getting brighter.

After a crucial 73-63 win over Ole Miss on Saturday, LSU is now projected as a NCAA tournment No. 8 seed by CCBSSports.com and a No. 10 according to ESPN.com.

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