2009 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2009 SEC Men's
Basketball Tournament
2009 Tournament logo
2009 Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2008–09
Teams 12
Site St. Pete Times Forum
Tampa, Florida
Champions Mississippi State (3rd title)
Winning coach Rick Stansbury (2nd title)
Television Raycom/LF Sports, CBS
Post-SEC
tournament(s)
2009 NIT, 2009 NCAA,
2009 CBI, 2009 CIT
SEC Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2008  2010»

The 2009 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament took place on March 12–15, 2009 in Tampa, Florida at the St. Pete Times Forum (now known as the Tampa Bay Times Forum). The first, quarterfinal, and semifinal rounds were televised by Raycom/LF Sports, and the SEC Championship Game was seen on CBS.


SEC Regular Season Standings and Awards[edit]

Standings[edit]

SEC East
School Coach W L Seed
Tennessee Bruce Pearl 10 6 E1
South Carolina Darrin Horn 10 6 E2
Florida Billy Donovan 9 7 E3
Kentucky Billy Gillispie 8 8 E4
Vanderbilt Kevin Stallings 8 8 E5
Georgia Pete Herrmann 3 13 E6
SEC West
School Coach W L Seed
LSU Trent Johnson 13 3 W1
Auburn Jeff Lebo 10 6 W2
Mississippi State Rick Stansbury 9 7 W3
Alabama Philip Pearson 7 9 W4
Mississippi Andy Kennedy 7 9 W5
Arkansas John Pelphrey 2 14 W6

Awards[edit]

Award Recipient Class Team
SEC Player of the Year (Media)
SEC Player of the Year (Coaches) Marcus Thornton Sr. LSU
SEC Coach of the Year (Media)
SEC Coach of the Year (Coaches) Trent Johnson 1st year LSU
SEC Freshman of the Year (Media)
SEC Freshman of the Year (Coaches) Terrico White Fr. Ole Miss
SEC Defensive Player of the Year (Media) Jarvis Varnado Jr. Mississippi State
SEC Defensive Player of the Year (Coaches) Jarvis Varnado Jr. Mississippi State
SEC Sixth Man (Coaches) Brandis Raley-Ross Sr. South Carolina
SEC Awards

All-Conference Team[edit]

All-SEC First Team

Position Player Class Team
G Nick Calathes So. Florida
G Jodie Meeks Jr. Kentucky
G Devan Downey Jr. South Carolina
G Marcus Thornton Sr. LSU
F Tyler Smith Jr. Tennessee
F Tasmin Mitchell Jr. LSU
F Patrick Patterson So. Kentucky
F Jarvis Varnado Jr. Mississippi State
SEC First Team

2009 SEC Tournament[edit]

  First round
March 12
Second round
March 13
Semifinals
March 14
SEC Championship Game
March 15
                                     
W5  Ole Miss 58  
E4  Kentucky 71  
  E4  Kentucky 58  
    W1  LSU 67  
      
        
  W1  LSU 57  
  W3  Mississippi State 67  
        
        
  E2  South Carolina 68
    W3  Mississippi State 82  
E6  Georgia 60
W3  Mississippi State 79  
  W3  Mississippi State 64
  E1  Tennessee 61
E5  Vanderbilt 75  
W4  Alabama 82  
  W4  Alabama 62
    E1  Tennessee 86  
      
        
  E1  Tennessee 94
  W2  Auburn 85  
        
        
  W2  Auburn 61
    E3  Florida 58  
W6  Arkansas 58
E3  Florida 73  


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