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1955-56 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 148-135, .523 W-L% (10th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -5.55 (13th of 18) ▪ SOS: -4.03 (14th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Alabama

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Alabama and Kentucky)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Kentucky and Vanderbilt)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Alabama R 14 0 1.000 21 3 .875 86.8 73.1 9.9 -3.9
2 Kentucky 12 2 .857 20 6 .769 82.0 69.3 12.1 -0.3
3 Vanderbilt  11 3 .786 19 4 .826 76.4 66.7 5.0 -4.6
4 Auburn  8 6 .571 11 10 .524 77.2 78.6 -5.0 -3.6
5 Tulane  7 7 .500 12 12 .500 74.0 74.9 -6.3 -5.5
6 Georgia Tech  6 8 .429 12 11 .522 72.5 76.3 -6.6 -2.7
6 Mississippi State  6 8 .429 12 12 .500 75.2 82.2 -12.3 -5.3
6 Tennessee  6 8 .429 10 14 .417 74.9 81.1 -11.0 -4.8
9 Louisiana State  5 9 .357 7 17 .292 75.4 85.0 -13.3 -3.7
10 Florida  4 10 .286 11 12 .478 76.1 78.6 -7.4 -5.0
10 Mississippi  4 10 .286 10 13 .435 75.8 81.8 -10.9 -4.8
12 Georgia  1 13 .071 3 21 .125 69.0 85.5 -20.7 -4.2

AP Poll Summary

School 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
Alabama 6 5 16 19 17 19 13 12 12 10 8 7 4 4 5
Kentucky 2 12 9 13 6 5 4 3 8 7 7 8 12 9 9
Vanderbilt - 9 8 5 4 4 5 7 3 3 6 5 7 11 12
Auburn - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (84-64) versus Wayne State (MI) (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (89-77) versus Iowa (Midwest Regional)