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1958-59 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 172-118, .593 W-L% (8th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.92 (6th of 18) ▪ SOS: 0.97 (6th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Mississippi State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Auburn, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Kentucky and Mississippi State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Mississippi State 13 1 .929 24 1 .960 69.1 57.7 11.4 0.0 Reg. Season Champion
2 Auburn 12 2 .857 20 2 .909 74.3 59.3 13.4 -1.6
2 Kentucky 12 2 .857 24 3 .889 78.7 64.3 17.6 3.2 NCAA Tournament
4 Georgia Tech 9 5 .643 17 9 .654 72.5 68.4 6.1 1.9
5 Tennessee 8 6 .571 14 8 .636 68.8 65.8 4.8 1.7
5 Vanderbilt 8 6 .571 14 10 .583 71.3 67.6 5.4 1.6
7 Tulane 6 8 .429 13 11 .542 64.0 66.7 -1.7 1.1
7 Alabama 6 8 .429 10 12 .455 64.8 71.1 -3.2 3.1
9 Georgia 5 9 .357 11 15 .423 67.4 73.3 -6.3 -0.5
10 Louisiana State 2 12 .143 10 15 .400 67.1 72.3 -5.4 -0.2
10 Florida 2 12 .143 8 15 .348 67.5 79.3 -11.1 0.6
12 Mississippi 1 13 .071 7 17 .292 67.7 76.4 -7.9 0.8

AP Poll Summary

School 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/2 Final
Kentucky 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2
Mississippi State 8 8 7 8 12 12 11 11 11 10 5 5 4 3
Auburn 12 13 8 9 6 5 5 4 4 4 2 6 7 8
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee 6 5 11 14 17 - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Kentucky won (98-69) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky lost (76-61) versus Louisville (Mideast Regional)