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1987-88 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 182-131, .581 W-L% (7th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.13 (5th of 33) ▪ SOS: 8.12 (4th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky
Tournament Champion: Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana State and Vanderbilt)

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

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 KentuckyRT 13 5 .722 27 6 .818 79.3 69.3 18.9 8.9 *Overall W-L adjusted to 25-5
2 Auburn 11 7 .611 19 11 .633 76.7 71.8 14.1 9.2
3 Florida 11 7 .611 23 12 .657 73.1 68.1 14.3 9.3 *Overall W-L adjusted to 22-11
4 Louisiana State 10 8 .556 16 14 .533 70.4 68.7 10.9 9.2
5 Vanderbilt 10 8 .556 20 11 .645 78.7 72.8 13.9 7.9
6 Tennessee  9 9 .500 16 13 .552 72.8 71.7 8.1 7.0
7 Georgia  8 10 .444 20 16 .556 73.1 70.2 10.5 7.6
8 Mississippi  6 12 .333 13 16 .448 67.0 71.1 5.0 9.1
9 Alabama  6 12 .333 14 17 .452 65.5 68.2 4.0 6.6
10 Mississippi State  6 12 .333 14 15 .483 60.5 65.2 1.6 6.3

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 3/1 3/8 Final
Kentucky 5 2 1 1 2 2 1 5 4 9 10 10 9 12 8 6 6
Auburn               19                  
Florida 14 7 12 11 8 8 15     14 19            
Vanderbilt                     15 17 16 17 19    

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Auburn won (90-86) versus Bradley (Southeast Regional)
Florida won (62-59) versus St. John's (NY) (West Regional)
Kentucky won (99-84) versus Southern (Southeast Regional)
Louisiana State lost (66-63) versus Georgetown (East Regional)
Vanderbilt won (80-77) versus Utah State (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Auburn lost (107-87) versus Oklahoma (Southeast Regional)
Florida lost (108-85) versus Michigan (West Regional)
Kentucky won (90-81) versus Maryland (Southeast Regional)
Vanderbilt won (80-74) versus Pittsburgh (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kentucky lost (80-74) versus Villanova (Southeast Regional)
Vanderbilt lost (77-64) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)