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1976-77 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 162-113, .589 W-L% (18th of 23) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 9.78 (2nd of 23) ▪ SOS: 7.24 (1st of 23)

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 PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Kentucky 16 2 .889 26 4 .867 83.5 68.0 23.3 7.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1 Tennessee 16 2 .889 22 6 .786 85.7 78.7 15.0 8.0 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Alabama 14 4 .778 25 6 .806 82.5 75.7 14.2 7.4
4 Florida 10 8 .556 17 9 .654 81.5 76.5 11.8 6.8
5 Louisiana State 8 10 .444 15 12 .556 80.1 79.6 6.5 6.0
6 Mississippi State 6 12 .333 14 13 .519 78.3 76.5 10.0 8.2
6 Auburn 6 12 .333 13 13 .500 79.6 75.1 10.6 6.1
6 Vanderbilt 6 12 .333 10 16 .385 70.9 75.8 3.3 8.2
9 Mississippi 5 13 .278 11 16 .407 73.5 77.6 2.3 6.4
10 Georgia 3 15 .167 9 18 .333 71.4 78.0 0.8 7.5

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 - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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)