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1976-77 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 162-113, .589 W-L% (4th of 23)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky and Tennessee

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Kentucky and Tennessee)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 KentuckyR 16 2 .889 26 4 .867
1 TennesseeR 16 2 .889 22 6 .786
3 Alabama  14 4 .778 25 6 .806
4 Florida  10 8 .556 17 9 .654
5 Louisiana State  8 10 .444 15 12 .556
6 Mississippi State  6 12 .333 14 13 .519
6 Auburn  6 12 .333 13 13 .500
6 Vanderbilt  6 12 .333 10 16 .385
9 Mississippi  5 13 .278 11 16 .407
10 Georgia  3 15 .167 9 18 .333

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Kentucky 6 5 4 3 7 6 3 2 6 6 3 3 2 2 2 6 3
Alabama 13 13 10 7 5 4 4 4 3 3 8 7 4 8 12 12 11
Tennessee 16 15 15   19       14 7 11 11 14 7 11 7 15
Auburn           20                      

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Kentucky won (72-58) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Tennessee lost (93-88) versus Syracuse (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (93-78) versus Virginia Military Institute (East Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (79-72) versus North Carolina (East Regional)