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 Scott Padgett (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 1999 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.


Bracket[edit]

  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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