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1971-72 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 144-115, .556 W-L% (12th of 20) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.67 (7th of 19) ▪ SOS: 2.13 (7th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky and Tennessee

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Tennessee 14 4 .778 19 6 .760 70.7 65.3 7.8 2.4 Reg. Season Champion
1 Kentucky 14 4 .778 21 7 .750 82.5 74.8 11.1 3.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Alabama 13 5 .722 18 8 .692 85.3 80.8 6.2 1.7
4 Vanderbilt 10 8 .556 16 10 .615 86.8 84.6 3.8 1.6
5 Georgia 9 9 .500 14 12 .538 79.7 79.3 1.5 1.1
6 Mississippi 8 10 .444 13 12 .520 77.0 76.1 4.2 3.2
7 Mississippi State 6 12 .333 13 13 .500 71.8 76.4 -2.5 2.1
7 Auburn 6 12 .333 10 16 .385 77.2 80.1 -0.8 2.1
7 Louisiana State 6 12 .333 10 16 .385 76.9 82.1 -3.9 1.3
10 Florida 4 14 .222 10 15 .400 75.0 78.1 -0.7 2.5

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 2/29 3/7 Final
Kentucky 10 7 7 11 12 19 15 - - - - 17 18 - - 18
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - - - 20 - - 19 - - - 20 - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (85-69) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (73-54) versus Florida State (Mideast Regional)