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1956-57 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 168-120, .583 W-L% (12th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.71 (4th of 18) ▪ SOS: 1.57 (5th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Kentucky 12 2 .857 23 5 .821 84.2 69.8 16.9 2.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Vanderbilt 10 4 .714 17 5 .773 77.9 66.0 13.2 1.3
3 Georgia Tech 9 5 .643 18 8 .692 76.8 74.1 4.3 1.7
3 Mississippi State 9 5 .643 17 8 .680 80.4 78.9 3.1 1.6
3 Tulane 9 5 .643 15 9 .625 69.2 69.8 1.2 1.7
6 Auburn 8 6 .571 13 8 .619 78.2 72.2 7.7 1.6
7 Alabama 7 7 .500 15 11 .577 73.4 76.4 -0.7 2.3
8 Florida 6 8 .429 14 10 .583 76.5 71.6 4.9 0.0
9 Tennessee 5 9 .357 13 9 .591 80.9 78.4 3.4 1.0
10 Mississippi 4 10 .286 9 12 .429 76.3 83.6 -4.8 2.5
10 Georgia 4 10 .286 8 16 .333 69.0 78.0 -7.5 1.5
12 Louisiana State 1 13 .071 6 19 .240 66.8 77.0 -9.0 1.2

AP Poll Summary

School 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Kentucky 3 7 3 3 3 4 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3
Vanderbilt - - 12 9 6 10 13 - 18 18 10 9 9 8
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - 19 20 18 15
Alabama 9 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - 12 12 16 - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - 16 - - - 18 14 - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (98-92) versus Pittsburgh (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (80-68) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)