(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By BRYAN LAZARE Associated Press Les Miles wants LSU to embrace the notion that it still has a chance, however slim, to win the Southeastern Conference.
Alabama could have locked up the SEC West's title game by beating Texas A&M on Saturday, but the Crimson Tide was upset by Johnny Manziel and the Aggies in Tuscaloosa.
As a result, the eighth-ranked Tigers can remain in the running to reach the SEC championship game by knocking off its next two opponents: Ole Miss on Saturday and Arkansas on the day after Thanksgiving. Of course, LSU's chances appear remote because fourth-ranked Alabama would have to lose to Auburn, which is winless in the SEC.
''We still have a chance, an outside chance, of being the representative of the Western Division in the SEC title game,'' Miles said at his weekly media luncheon Monday. ''We'll play to that. So, there is a strong need for us to finish strong.''
LSU also would need Texas A&M to defeat Missouri on No...