1999 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

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1999 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 1998–99
Teams 12
Site Georgia Dome
Atlanta, Georgia (USA)
Champions Kentucky (22nd title)
Winning coach Tubby Smith (2nd title)
MVP Ron Mercer (Kentucky)
Attendance 172,027
Television Jefferson Pilot Sports (1st Round, Quarterfinals, Semifinals)
CBS (Championship game)
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The 1999 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament took place from March 4-7, 1999 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. The Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team won the tournament and the SEC’s automatic bid to the 1995 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament by defeating the Arkansas Razorbacks by a score of 76-63. [1] [2]

Television Coverage[edit]

The first round, the quarterfinals, and the semifinals were regionally televised and syndicated by Jefferson Pilot Sports, in its 13th season in syndicating SEC Basketball games. The championship game was televised nationally on CBS.

Tournament notes[edit]

  • This was Tubby Smith’s second SEC tournament title win as the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team.


  First round Second Round Semifinals Championship Game
E5  Vanderbilt 58  
W4  Mississippi State 76  
  E1  Tennessee 58  
    W4  Mississippi State 62  
  W4  Mississippi State 79  
  W2  Arkansas 84  
  W2  Arkansas 75
    E3  Florida 74  
W6  LSU 75
E3  Florida 97  
  W2  Arkansas 63
  E2  Kentucky 76
W5  Alabama 65  
E4  Georgia 57  
  W1  Auburn 93
    W5  Alabama 61  
  W1  Auburn 57
  E2  Kentucky 69  
  E2  Kentucky 83
    W3  Mississippi 73  
E6  South Carolina 60
W3  Mississippi 64  


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