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1952-53 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 130-105, .553 W-L% (5th of 17) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -5.28 (15th of 17) ▪ SOS: -5.03 (16th of 17)

Regular Season Champion: LSU

NCAA Tournament: 1 (LSU)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(LSU)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(LSU)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisiana State 13 0 1.000 22 3 .880 70.1 61.0 7.4 -1.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
2 Tulane 9 4 .692 12 6 .667 64.9 62.5 -0.9 -3.3
3 Florida 8 5 .615 13 6 .684 70.5 67.1 -3.5 -6.8
4 Tennessee 7 6 .538 13 8 .619 75.4 74.3 -4.7 -5.8
5 Auburn 6 7 .462 13 8 .619 67.2 65.7 -5.0 -6.5
5 Alabama 6 7 .462 12 9 .571 66.4 65.6 -5.2 -6.1
7 Mississippi 5 8 .385 14 11 .560 67.6 70.1 -7.0 -4.5
7 Vanderbilt 5 8 .385 10 9 .526 78.0 74.8 -2.0 -5.2
7 Mississippi State 5 8 .385 9 10 .474 62.9 72.6 -13.1 -3.3
10 Georgia Tech 4 9 .308 5 17 .227 66.7 73.4 -12.6 -5.9
11 Georgia 3 10 .231 7 18 .280 65.1 70.3 -11.5 -6.3

AP Poll Summary

School 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 Final
Louisiana State 10 8 17 11 14 14 11 10 8 6 6 5 7 5
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Louisiana State lost (88-69) versus Washington

Regional Semifinal
Louisiana State won (89-76) versus Lebanon Valley (East Regional)

Regional Final
Louisiana State won (81-73) versus Holy Cross (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisiana State lost (80-67) versus Indiana (East Regional)