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1977-78 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 153-122, .556 W-L% (9th of 24)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kentucky)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 KentuckyRFN 16 2 .889 30 2 .938
2 Mississippi State  13 5 .722 18 9 .667
3 Louisiana State  12 6 .667 18 9 .667
4 Alabama  11 7 .611 17 10 .630
5 Florida  8 10 .444 15 12 .556
5 Auburn  8 10 .444 13 14 .481
7 Tennessee  6 12 .333 11 16 .407
7 Vanderbilt  6 12 .333 10 17 .370
9 Georgia  5 13 .278 11 16 .407
9 Mississippi  5 13 .278 10 17 .370

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
Kentucky 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1
Alabama 15 15     18                        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Kentucky won (85-76) versus Florida State (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky won (91-69) versus Miami (OH) (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky won (52-49) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Kentucky won (64-59) versus Arkansas

National Final
Kentucky won (94-88) versus Duke