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1995-96 Southeastern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 226-148, .604 W-L% (2nd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 11.34 (3rd of 33) ▪ SOS: 7.45 (4th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Kentucky (East) and Mississippi State (West)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Mississippi State

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kentucky and Mississippi State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Kentucky 16 0 1.000 34 2 .944 91.4 69.4 32.1 10.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
2 Georgia 9 7 .563 21 10 .677 79.2 68.1 19.3 8.1 NCAA Tournament
3 South Carolina 8 8 .500 19 12 .613 78.3 73.5 11.0 6.2
4 Vanderbilt 7 9 .438 18 14 .563 75.0 74.2 7.9 7.1
5 Florida 6 10 .375 12 16 .429 66.8 70.5 7.7 11.4
6 Tennessee 6 10 .375 14 15 .483 62.5 63.0 8.7 9.2
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Mississippi State 10 6 .625 26 8 .765 73.1 65.6 16.2 8.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 Arkansas 9 7 .563 20 13 .606 77.6 74.0 11.7 8.1 NCAA Tournament
3 Alabama 9 7 .563 19 13 .594 72.0 71.1 7.0 6.1
4 Mississippi 6 10 .375 12 15 .444 68.5 67.5 5.9 4.9
5 Auburn 6 10 .375 19 13 .594 73.7 71.8 6.1 4.2
6 Louisiana State 4 12 .250 12 17 .414 77.2 79.8 2.5 5.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Kentucky 1 1 1 5 5 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
Mississippi State 9 9 8 8 15 16 17 17 12 21 - - - 25 - - 25 19
Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arkansas 16 - 25 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn - - - - - - - - - 23 21 22 - - - - - -
Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia - - - - - 18 16 14 19 22 - - - - - - - -
Louisiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 7 Florida 75 @ Mississippi 62
Thu, Mar 7 South Carolina 85 @ Louisiana State 76
Thu, Mar 7 Alabama 65 @ Tennessee 77
Thu, Mar 7 Auburn 68 @ Vanderbilt 65

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 8 Auburn 58 @ Mississippi State 69
Fri, Mar 8 Florida 76 @ Kentucky 100
Fri, Mar 8 Georgia 74 @ Tennessee 63
Fri, Mar 8 Arkansas 80 @ South Carolina 58

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 9 Arkansas 75 @ Kentucky 95
Sat, Mar 9 Georgia 68 @ Mississippi State 86

Final
Sun, Mar 10 Kentucky 73 @ Mississippi State 84

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Arkansas won (86-80) versus Penn State (East Regional)
Georgia won (81-74) versus Clemson (West Regional)
Kentucky won (110-72) versus San Jose State (Midwest Regional)
Mississippi State won (58-51) versus Virginia Commonwealth (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Arkansas won (65-56) versus Marquette (East Regional)
Georgia won (76-69) versus Purdue (West Regional)
Kentucky won (84-60) versus Virginia Tech (Midwest Regional)
Mississippi State won (63-41) versus Princeton (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Arkansas lost (79-63) versus Massachusetts (East Regional)
Georgia lost (83-81) versus Syracuse (West Regional)
Kentucky won (101-70) versus Utah (Midwest Regional)
Mississippi State won (60-55) versus Connecticut (Southeast Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky won (83-63) versus Wake Forest (Midwest Regional)
Mississippi State won (73-63) versus Cincinnati (Southeast Regional)

National Semifinal
Kentucky won (81-74) versus Massachusetts
Mississippi State lost (77-69) versus Syracuse

National Final
Kentucky won (76-67) versus Syracuse

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played