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1985-86 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 185-133, .582 W-L% (24th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 11.75 (4th of 33) ▪ SOS: 9.23 (4th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky
Conf. Tournament Champion: Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Alabama, Auburn, Kentucky and LSU)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Kentucky and LSU)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kentucky)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Kentucky 17 1 .944 32 4 .889 73.7 61.5 21.8 9.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Auburn 13 5 .722 22 11 .667 72.1 66.8 14.9 9.7 NCAA Tournament
3 Alabama 13 5 .722 24 9 .727 75.0 67.4 16.7 9.1 NCAA Tournament
4 Florida 10 8 .556 19 14 .576 70.2 66.8 10.5 7.1
5 Louisiana State 9 9 .500 26 12 .684 74.7 70.3 15.1 10.7 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
6 Georgia 9 9 .500 17 13 .567 77.9 72.1 13.7 7.9
7 Vanderbilt 7 11 .389 13 15 .464 69.6 72.5 5.7 8.6
8 Tennessee 5 13 .278 12 16 .429 67.1 68.0 9.1 10.0
9 Mississippi 4 14 .222 12 17 .414 65.1 69.2 5.2 9.2
10 Mississippi State 3 15 .167 8 22 .267 61.5 67.1 4.7 10.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Kentucky 11 10 9 9 13 13 12 11 11 11 8 12 11 8 5 3 3
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - 20 18 - - - -
Auburn 10 19 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State 14 12 11 11 9 9 8 8 14 14 17 - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 5 Mississippi 73 @ Tennessee 56
Wed, Mar 5 Mississippi State 62 @ Vanderbilt 54

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 6 Florida 66 @ Louisiana State 72
Thu, Mar 6 Mississippi 69 @ Kentucky 95
Thu, Mar 6 Alabama 77 @ Georgia 59
Thu, Mar 6 Auburn 63 @ Mississippi State 65

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Louisiana State 58 @ Kentucky 61
Fri, Mar 7 Alabama 77 @ Mississippi State 65

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Alabama 72 @ Kentucky 83

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Alabama won (97-80) versus Xavier (Southeast Regional)
Auburn won (73-63) versus Arizona (West Regional)
Kentucky won (75-55) versus Davidson (Southeast Regional)
Louisiana State won (94-87) versus Purdue (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Alabama won (58-56) versus Illinois (Southeast Regional)
Auburn won (81-65) versus St. John's (NY) (West Regional)
Kentucky won (71-64) versus Western Kentucky (Southeast Regional)
Louisiana State won (83-81) versus Memphis (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Alabama lost (68-63) versus Kentucky (Southeast Regional)
Auburn won (70-63) versus Nevada-Las Vegas (West Regional)
Kentucky won (68-63) versus Alabama (Southeast Regional)
Louisiana State won (70-64) versus Georgia Tech (Southeast Regional)

Regional Final
Auburn lost (84-76) versus Louisville (West Regional)
Kentucky lost (59-57) versus Louisiana State (Southeast Regional)
Louisiana State won (59-57) versus Kentucky (Southeast Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisiana State lost (88-77) versus Louisville