The 2022-23 SEC season is now a month in and a handful of teams have taken up residency at the top of the league.. As the conference continues to pile on the wins, the depth of the SEC has been on display early with numerous teams in the running for NCAA Tournament bids. The late-season competition should make for an exciting finish down the stretch and heading into this year’s conference tournament.
Updated March 5, 3::40 p.m. ET
Saturday marked the end of the SEC’s regular season schedule and there were a few changes. With Tennessee falling to Auburn, the Volunteers fell to the No. 5 seed in the league tournament. Meanwhile, Alabama’s loss to Texas A&M didn’t affect anything as the Crimson Tide will head into Nashville at No. 1 while the Aggies will be No. 2.
Here are the final standings in the SEC ahead of the 2023 SEC Tournament, scheduled to be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN from March 8-12.
SEC Men’s Basketball Standings
- Alabama: 16-2 SEC, 26-5 overall
- Texas A&M: 15-3 SEC, 23-8 overall
- Kentucky: 12-6 SEC, 21-10 overall
- Missouri: 11-7 SEC, 23-8 overall
- Tennessee: 11-7 SEC, 22-9 overall
- Vanderbilt: 11-7 SEC, 18-13 overall
- Auburn: 10-8 SEC, 20-11 overall
- Florida: 9-9 SEC, 16-15 overall
- Mississippi State: 8-10 SEC, 20-11 overall
- Arkansas: 8-10 SEC, 19-12 overall
- Georgia: 6-12 SEC, 16-15 overall
- South Carolina: 4-14 SEC, 11-20 overall
- Ole Miss: 3-15 SEC, 11-20 overall
- LSU: 2-16 SEC, 13-18 overall
Tiebreaker rules, two teams tied
The following procedure will be used in the following order until the tie is broken:
A. Won-lost results of head-to-head competition between the two teams.
B. Best winning percentage of the two teams versus the highest seeded common opponent (and proceeding through the No. 14 seed, if necessary).
C. Coin flip by the Commissioner.
Tiebreaker Rules, three or more teams tied
When three or more teams are tied, the following procedure will be used in the following order until the tie is broken. If two teams remain tied after a tiebreaker provision, the two-team tiebreaker formula will be used.
A. Best winning percentage of games played among the tied teams (Example: Team A is 3-1, Team B is 2- 2 and Team C is 1-3 – Team A would be seeded highest, Team B second-highest and Team C lowest of the three).
B. Best winning percentage of the tied teams versus the highest seeded common opponent (and proceeding through the No. 14 seed, if necessary).
C. If two teams remain, coin flip by the Commissioner.
D. If three or more teams remain, draw by the Commissioner.