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1982-83 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 189-124, .604 W-L% (5th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 12.62 (1st of 31) ▪ SOS: 9.74 (1st of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky
Tournament Champion: Georgia

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia 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 23 8 .742 70.5 62.5 18.5 10.5
2 Louisiana State  10 8 .556 19 13 .594 72.0 67.2 13.1 8.3
3 Mississippi  10 8 .556 19 12 .613 62.6 62.1 10.5 10.0
4 Vanderbilt  9 9 .500 19 14 .576 68.2 69.0 7.8 8.6
5 Mississippi State  9 9 .500 17 12 .586 67.4 64.6 13.5 10.7
6 GeorgiaTF 9 9 .500 24 10 .706 72.4 65.5 16.2 9.4
7 Tennessee 9 9 .500 20 12 .625 69.1 65.9 12.3 9.1
8 Auburn  8 10 .444 15 13 .536 69.3 69.3 10.5 10.6
9 Alabama 8 10 .444 20 12 .625 74.6 69.4 14.9 9.8
10 Florida  5 13 .278 13 18 .419 71.8 73.4 8.8 10.4

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 4 3 2 2 2 3 3 6 11 10 15 13 11 10 7 10 12
Georgia                     19           18
Alabama 12 13 11 10 8 6 5 10                  
Auburn                 20                
Tennessee 13 14 14 11 9 8 12 18           20      

Conference Tournament


First Round
Mon, Mar 7Alabama62@Auburn61
Mon, Mar 7Florida62@Tennessee78

Quarterfinal
Tue, Mar 8Louisiana State71@Tennessee74
Tue, Mar 8Mississippi State76@Vanderbilt61
Tue, Mar 8Georgia60@Mississippi55

Semifinal
Wed, Mar 9Mississippi State50@Alabama51
Wed, Mar 9Georgia79@Tennessee60

Final
Thu, Mar 10Georgia86@Alabama71

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 11Kentucky64@Alabama69

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Alabama lost (73-50) versus Lamar (Midwest Regional)
Tennessee won (57-56) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Second Round
Georgia won (56-54) versus Virginia Commonwealth (East Regional)
Kentucky won (57-40) versus Ohio (Mideast Regional)
Tennessee lost (70-57) versus Louisville (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Georgia won (70-67) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
Kentucky won (64-59) versus Indiana (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Georgia won (82-77) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Kentucky lost (80-68) versus Louisville (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Georgia lost (67-60) versus North Carolina State