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1981-82 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 159-131, .548 W-L% (11th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 7.24 (5th of 30) ▪ SOS: 6.48 (4th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky and Tennessee
Tournament Champion: Alabama

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Louisiana State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama and Kentucky)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 KentuckyR 13 5 .722 22 8 .733 73.2 66.6 12.5 5.9
2 TennesseeR 13 5 .722 20 10 .667 65.5 62.0 9.7 6.3
3 AlabamaT 12 6 .667 24 7 .774 75.4 70.4 10.5 5.5
4 Mississippi  11 7 .611 18 12 .600 58.5 56.4 8.7 6.6
5 Louisiana State  11 7 .611 14 14 .500 67.9 67.7 8.4 8.3
6 Georgia  10 8 .556 19 12 .613 68.0 65.0 10.2 7.2
7 Vanderbilt  7 11 .389 15 13 .536 65.0 63.3 6.6 4.9
8 Auburn  7 11 .389 14 14 .500 67.0 67.1 5.0 5.1
9 Mississippi State  4 14 .222 8 19 .296 48.2 58.3 -1.4 8.6
10 Florida  2 16 .111 5 22 .185 66.6 70.9 2.2 6.5

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/1 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 Final
Alabama 20 17 16 14 12 12 16 13 16 13 8 10 19 17 18 13
Kentucky 3 2 2 2 2 4 3 6 9 7 9 12 10 7 15 15
Georgia 16                              
Louisiana State 17                              
Tennessee                 20 15 16     19    

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Kentucky lost (50-44) versus Middle Tennessee (Mideast Regional)
Tennessee won (61-57) versus Louisiana-Lafayette (Mideast Regional)

Second Round
Alabama won (69-68) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
Tennessee lost (54-51) versus Virginia (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Alabama lost (74-69) versus North Carolina (East Regional)