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2002-03 Southeastern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 220-145, .603 W-L% (2nd of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 12.95 (1st of 32) ▪ SOS: 8.58 (1st of 32)

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

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana State and Mississippi State)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 KentuckyRT 16 0 1.000 32 4 .889 77.3 64.1 22.5 9.3
2 Florida 12 4 .750 25 8 .758 75.3 64.5 18.5 7.8
3 Georgia  11 5 .688 19 8 .704 79.2 73.2 17.3 11.3
4 Tennessee  9 7 .563 17 12 .586 68.3 66.3 9.9 7.9
5 South Carolina  5 11 .313 12 16 .429 65.7 67.3 7.4 9.0
6 Vanderbilt  3 13 .188 11 18 .379 68.9 72.1 6.2 9.4
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Mississippi StateR 9 7 .563 21 10 .677 69.4 59.7 17.7 8.0
2 Auburn 8 8 .500 22 12 .647 70.1 65.8 12.7 8.3
3 Louisiana State 8 8 .500 21 11 .656 72.7 63.4 16.1 6.8
4 Alabama 7 9 .438 17 12 .586 69.0 65.1 13.4 9.4
5 Mississippi  4 12 .250 14 15 .483 66.7 63.7 9.3 6.3
6 Arkansas  4 12 .250 9 19 .321 61.6 66.5 4.7 9.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 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 3/11 Final
Kentucky 17 17 15 18 12 18 14 20 18 16 8 7 6 3 2 2 2 2 1
Florida 7 8 7 8 14 13 12 12 11 6 5 4 1 4 7 4 3 7 10
Mississippi State 12 12 23 24 24 16 16 8 7 14 22 21 23 19 19 20 23   20
Georgia 16 18 17           20 20 19 15 17 20 22 21 25 21 25
Alabama 8 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 4 9 15 23 22            
Auburn                     24                
Louisiana State             24 21   23                  

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 13Arkansas56@Louisiana State85
Thu, Mar 13Mississippi62@South Carolina56
Thu, Mar 13Vanderbilt82@Alabama69

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 14Mississippi64@Mississippi State73
Fri, Mar 14Auburn66@Tennessee53
Fri, Mar 14Florida61@Louisiana State65
Fri, Mar 14Kentucky81@Vanderbilt63

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 15Kentucky78@Auburn58
Sat, Mar 15Mississippi State76@Louisiana State61

Final
Sun, Mar 16Kentucky64@Mississippi State57

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Alabama lost (67-62) versus Indiana (Midwest Regional)
Auburn won (65-63) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)
Florida won (85-55) versus Sam Houston State (South Regional)
Kentucky won (95-64) versus IUPUI (Midwest Regional)
Louisiana State lost (80-56) versus Purdue (South Regional)
Mississippi State lost (47-46) versus Butler (East Regional)

Second Round
Auburn won (68-62) versus Wake Forest (East Regional)
Florida lost (68-46) versus Michigan State (South Regional)
Kentucky won (74-54) versus Utah (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Auburn lost (79-78) versus Syracuse (East Regional)
Kentucky won (63-57) versus Wisconsin (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Kentucky lost (83-69) versus Marquette (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

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