The Florida Gators clinched the SEC regular-season championship on Wednesday after routing the Vanderbilt Commodores, finishing two games ahead of the Ole Miss Rebels, Kentucky Wildcats and Alabama Crimson Tide.
The Gators dropped their regular-season finale on Saturday to Kentucky, allowing the Wildcats to finish in a three-way tie for second place along with the Rebels and Crimson Tide, both of whom also won, while the Missouri Tigers fell behind the pack by losing to the Tennessee Volunteers. The Tigers and Volunteers ended up in a fifth-place tie.
Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss and Alabama each have a double-bye in the upcoming SEC Tournament, while both Missouri and Tennessee received a first-round bye.
The Arkansas Razorbacks narrowly missed out on a bye, finishing a game behind Missouri and Tennessee after winning its regular-season finale against the Texas A&M Aggies.
Here are the final regular-season SEC standings:
Southeastern Conference Standings
(updated 3.10.2013 at 6:53 PM EDT)
|Ole Miss Rebels||12||6||23||8
|Alabama Crimson Tide||12||6||20||11
|Texas A&M Aggies||7||11
|South Carolina Gamecocks||4||14
Mississippi St. Bulldogs