2012 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
|2012 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Site||New Orleans Arena
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Champions||Vanderbilt (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Kevin Stallings (1st title)|
|MVP||John Jenkins (Vanderbilt)|
|Television||SEC Network, ABC|
|2011–12 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings|
|#20 Vanderbilt †||10||–||6||.625||25||–||11||.694|
|† 2012 SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll
The 2012 Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was the postseason men's basketball tournament for the Southeastern Conference held from March 8 to 11, 2012 in New Orleans at the New Orleans Arena. The first round and quarterfinal rounds were televised through the SEC Network and the semifinals and final were broadcast nationally on ABC. This was also the first year teams were seeded #1 through #12 regardless of division assignment.
- As of completed games on March 4. Applies tiebreaker as best as possible.
|2012 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament seeds|
|1.||Kentucky ‡ †||16–0||30–1|
|2.||Tennessee †||10–6||18–13||1–1 vs VAN; 2–0 vs FLA; Total 3–1|
|3.||Vanderbilt †||10–6||21–10||1–1 vs TEN; 1–1 vs FLA; Total 2–2|
|4.||Florida †||10–6||22–9||1–1 vs VAN; 0–2 vs TEN; Total 1–3|
|6.||Mississippi State||8–8||21–10||1–1 vs MISS; 1–0 vs TEN|
|7.||Ole Miss||8–8||18–12||1–1 vs MSU; 0–1 vs TEN|
|10.||Auburn||5–11||15–15||1–0 vs UGA|
|11.||Georgia||5–11||14–16||0–1 vs AUB|
|‡ – SEC regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.
† – Received a bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records are as of the end of the regular season.
|First Round - Thursday, March 8|
|Quarterfinals - Friday, March 9|
|Semifinals - Saturday, March 10|
|Championship Game - Sunday, March 11|
|*Game Times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.|
March 8, 2012
March 9, 2012
March 10, 2012
March 11, 2012
SEC All-tournament team
- John Jenkins, Vanderbilt MVP
- Erik Murphy, Florida
- Bradley Beal, Florida
- Terrence Jones, Kentucky
- Anthony Davis, Kentucky
- Lance Goulbourne, Vanderbilt
- "Future SEC Tournament Dates & Sites". secdigitalnetwork.com. February 22, 2012. Archived from the original on November 11, 2011. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
- "SEC Tournament Tie‐Breaker Procedures". secdigitalnetwork.com. Retrieved February 22, 2012.