Mar 17, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; Mississippi Rebels guard Marshall Henderson (22) raises his hands to the crowd after the Rebels defeated the Florida Gators during the championship game of the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. The Rebels beat the Gators 66-63. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

Final SEC Basketball Power Rankings

1. Ole Miss (26-8, 12-6)

The Rebels won their first SEC title and beat the only other teams going to the Tournament along the way.

LW: 3

This week: 3/22 5-seed Wisconsin (Kansas City)

2. Florida (26-7, 14-4)

First time the gators haven’t been at the top after losing to the Rebels in a second half flurry, but they’re a 3-seed so not all is bad.

LW: 1

This week: 3/22 14-seed Northwestern State (Austin)

3. Missouri (23-10, 11-7)

The Tigers beat Texas A&M then lost a heart-breaker to Ole Miss and are the only other SEC team in the field.

LW: 2

This week: 3/21 8-seed Colorado State (Lexington, Kent.)

4. Alabama (21-12, 12-6)

Bound for the NIT, Alabama was one of the last four out of the tournament.

LW: 5

This week: 3/19 vs. 8-seed Northeastern (NIT)

5. Kentucky (21-11, 11-6)

No Nerlens Noel, no tournament. Like Alabama, one of the last four out.

LW: 3

This week: 3/19 @ 8-seed Robert Morris (NIT)

6. Tennessee (20-12, 11-7)

Joined the Tide and Cats in the last four out.

LW: 6

This week: 3/20 7-seed Mercer (NIT)

7. Vanderbilt (16-17, 8-10)

Made a good run in the tournament, reaching the semifinals after victories over Arkansas and Kentucky.

LW: 10

Season Over

8. Arkansas (19-13, 10-8)

The late run as a bubble team imploded with the 30-point loss to Missouri last week.

LW: 7

Season Over

9. LSU (19-12, 9-9)

Johnny O’Bryant needs some help eventually.

LW: 9

Season Over

10. Georgia (15-17, 9-9)

Prayers go out to the Georgia basketball fans in regards to another year of Caldwell-Pope in Athens.

LW: 8

Season Over

11. Texas A&M (18-15, 7-11)

The departure of Elston Turner, Jr. will sting a little bit.

LW: 11

Season Over

12. South Carolina (14-18, 4-14)

At least they beat Ole Miss that one time.

LW: 12

Season Over

13. Mississippi State (10-22, 4-14)

The nightmare is over, and they beat Auburn to climb out of the cellar.

LW: 14

Season (finally) Over

14. Auburn (9-23, 3-15)

Lost 10 in-a-row and 15- of their last 16 games. Mississippi State is ahead of them.

LW: 13

Season Over

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