SEC Basketball: Alabama on top in final 2022-23 power rankings
The 2023 SEC Tournament has now officially come to a close, meaning that the focus for a total of eight teams across the conference who are going dancing now shifts toward the upcoming NCAA Tournament. However, before we fully begin previewing those teams’ matchups in the Big Dance, let’s update our 2022-23 SEC basketball power rankings for the final time this season, which has the SEC regular season and tournament champions cemented atop the list.
Alabama on top in final 2022-23 SEC Basketball power rankings
14. Georgia Bulldogs
Previous Ranking: 12
We begin here at the No. 14 spot with Georgia, as the Bulldogs drop two spots in our final update after an early exit from last week’s SEC Basketball Tournament, falling to LSU by a final score of 72-67 in the first round. The Bulldogs simply struggled toward the end of the 2022-23 season by losing each of their last six games, and conclude the first season of the Mike White era in Athens with a 16-16 overall record.
13. South Carolina Gamecocks
Previous Ranking: 11
South Carolina also drops two spots in our final update to No. 13, as the Gamecocks also fell in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Ole Miss, 67-61. The Gamecocks, who lost four of their last five games to end the year, conclude the first season under head coach Lamont Paris with an 11-21 overall record, which was South Carolina’s highest loss total since the 2011-12 season.