SEC Basketball: Tennessee, Ole Miss rise in latest 2023-24 power rankings

Our 2023-24 SEC basketball power rankings see change entering conference play.
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10. South Carolina Gamecocks

Previous Ranking: 11

Rising a spot from No. 11 to No. 10 is South Carolina, as the Gamecocks have only continued their impressive start to the year. After starting the season undefeated at 6-0, the Gamecocks have since gone 6-1 with victories over George Washington, East Carolina, Charleston Southern, Winthrop, Elon, and Florida A&M, as well as their lone loss having come at Clemson, and now enter SEC play riding a five-game winning streak.

Now sitting at 12-1 overall, South Carolina will begin SEC play Saturday against Mississippi State. The Gamecocks will also travel to Alabama and Missouri next week.

9. Florida Gators

Previous Ranking: 10

Rising a spot from No. 10 to No. 9 is Florida, as the Gators are also one of the SEC's hottest teams at the moment. After a 4-3 start to the year, Florida has since won six-straight games over Merrimack, Richmond, East Carolina, Michigan, Grambling, and Quinnipiac to enter SEC play riding a six-game winning streak.

Now sitting at 10-3 overall, Florida will begin SEC play this Saturday at home against Kentucky. The Gators will also travel to Ole Miss next week, as well as host Arkansas.