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1961-62 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 159-133, .545 W-L% (9th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky and Mississippi State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kentucky and Mississippi State)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Mississippi State R 13 1 .929 24 1 .960
1 KentuckyR 13 1 .929 23 3 .885
3 Auburn  11 3 .786 18 6 .750
4 Florida  8 6 .571 12 11 .522
5 Louisiana State  7 7 .500 13 11 .542
6 Tulane  6 8 .429 12 10 .545
6 Vanderbilt  6 8 .429 12 12 .500
6 Alabama  6 8 .429 11 15 .423
9 Mississippi  5 9 .357 12 13 .480
10 Georgia Tech  4 10 .286 10 16 .385
11 Georgia  3 11 .214 8 16 .333
12 Tennessee  2 12 .143 4 19 .174

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Kentucky     6 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 3
Mississippi State       9 7 10 10 10 9 8 5 5 5 4

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (81-60) versus Butler (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (74-64) versus Ohio State (Mideast Regional)