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1970-71 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 134-128, .511 W-L% (4th of 19) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.91 (7th of 19) ▪ SOS: 2.42 (7th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Kentucky)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kentucky and Tennessee)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Kentucky 16 2 .889 22 6 .786 95.4 84.8 13.4 2.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Tennessee 13 5 .722 21 7 .750 75.9 68.2 10.5 2.8
3 Louisiana State 10 8 .556 14 12 .538 85.7 84.2 2.5 1.1
4 Mississippi State 9 9 .500 15 10 .600 72.7 75.2 -1.5 1.1
4 Vanderbilt 9 9 .500 13 13 .500 84.1 82.3 3.9 2.2
6 Auburn 8 10 .444 11 15 .423 82.0 85.5 -0.3 3.2
6 Florida 8 10 .444 11 15 .423 73.4 75.6 1.0 3.2
8 Mississippi 6 12 .333 11 15 .423 88.1 93.8 -3.8 1.9
8 Alabama 6 12 .333 10 16 .385 77.1 84.3 -4.1 3.1
10 Georgia 5 13 .278 6 19 .240 69.9 75.3 -2.5 2.9

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Kentucky 3 5 3 7 8 11 10 12 11 8 8 12 10 8 8 8
Tennessee - 17 14 12 10 17 18 8 8 11 14 13 17 14 15 17
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Kentucky lost (91-74) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky lost (107-83) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)