1987 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
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1987 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
1987 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1986–87
Teams10
SiteOmni Coliseum
Atlanta, Georgia [1]
ChampionsAlabama Crimson Tide [1](3rd title)
Winning coachWimp Sanderson (1st title)
MVPDerrick McKey (Alabama)
Attendance105,616
TelevisionJefferson-Pilot Teleproductions (First two rounds and semifinals)
ABC (Championship Game)
← 1986
1988 →
1986-87 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 9 Alabama + 16 2   .889     28 5   .848
Florida 12 6   .667     23 11   .676
Georgia 10 8   .556     18 12   .600
Kentucky 10 8   .556     18 11   .621
Auburn 9 9   .500     18 13   .581
Ole Miss 8 10   .444     15 14   .517
LSU 8 10   .444     24 15   .615
Tennessee 7 11   .389     14 15   .483
Vanderbilt 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
Mississippi State 3 15   .167     7 21   .250
+ 1987 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 5-8, 1987 at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia. Alabama won the tournament and received the SEC's automatic bid to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball tournament by defeating Louisiana State (LSU) by a score of 69-62. [2][3][4]

Jefferson-Pilot Teleproductions (in its first season of producing regionally syndicated SEC basketball games) provided television coverage of the first round, the quarterfinals, and the semifinals. Coverage of the championship game was broadcast on ABC Sports.

Bracket

[2][3]

  First Round
Thursday, March 5
Jefferson-Pilot Teleproductions
Second Round
Friday, March 6
Jefferson-Pilot
Semi-Finals
Saturday, March 7
Jefferson-Pilot
Championship game
Sunday, March 8
ABC
                                     
8 Tennessee 74  
9 Vanderbilt 57  
  8 Tennessee 60  
    1 #9 Alabama 68  
 
  5 Auburn 68  
  1 #9 Alabama 87  
 
 
  4 Kentucky 72
    5 Auburn 79  
 
  1 #9 Alabama 69
  7 LSU 62
 
 
  3 Georgia 65
    6 Mississippi 63  
 
  3 Georgia 88
  7 LSU 892OT  
 
 
  2 Florida 66
    7 LSU 72  
7 LSU 68
10 Mississippi State 54  

References


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