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2008-2009 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 12 - 15, 2009
Tournament Champions: Mississippi State
Tournament Runner Up: Tennessee
Tournament MOP/MVP: Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.), Barry Stewart (Mississippi State, Jr.), Wayne Chism (Tennessee, Jr.), Tyler Smith (Tennessee, Jr.), Korvotney Barber (Auburn, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa, FL)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Patrick Adams, JB Caldwell, Rick Crawford, Tom Eades, Patrick Evers, Tony Green, Tony Greene, Ron Groover, Anthony Jordan, Joe Lindsay, Mark Nance, Mike Nance, Antinio Petty, Antonio Petty, Doug Shows, Doug Shows, Doug Simmons, Doug Sirmons, Bert Smith, Mike Stuart, Ted Valentine
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Tyler Smith (Tennessee, Jr.) (57), Barry Stewart (Mississippi State, Jr.) (57), Wayne Chism (Tennessee, Jr.) (57)
Total Rebounds:Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.) (35)
Total Assists:Dee Bost (Mississippi State, Fr.) (17)
Total Steals:Erving Walker (Florida, Fr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.) (22)
Total Minutes:Dee Bost (Mississippi State, Fr.) (128)
Total FIC:Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.) (64.0)
Total Fouls:Brian Williams (Tennessee, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:J.P. Prince (Tennessee, Jr.) (11)
Total FGs:Jarvis Varnado (Mississippi State, Jr.) (23)
Total 3PM:Barry Stewart (Mississippi State, Jr.) (8)
Total FTs:Barry Stewart (Mississippi State, Jr.) (25)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
E4 Kentucky 71
W5 Ole Miss 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W3 Mississippi State 79
E6 Georgia 60
 
W4 Alabama 82
E5 Vanderbilt 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E3 Florida 73
W6 Arkansas 58
 
Quarterfinals
 
W1 LSU 67
E4 Kentucky 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 South Carolina 68
W3 Mississippi State 82
E1 Tennessee 86
W4 Alabama 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Auburn 61
E3 Florida 58
Semifinals
 
 
 
W1 LSU 57
W3 Mississippi State 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Tennessee 94
W2 Auburn 85
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Tennessee 61
W3 Mississippi State 64

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
-     -     -
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 12, 2009
#5 Vanderbilt (L) #4 Alabama (W) 75-82 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 25. Alonzo Gee
REB: 10. JaMychal Green
AST: 5. Mikhail Torrance
PTS: 20. Brad Tinsley
REB: 8. A.J. Ogilvy
AST: 6. A.J. Ogilvy
Mar 12, 2009
#6 Georgia (L) #3 Mississippi State (W) 60-79 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 19. Kodi Augustus
REB: 12. Jarvis Varnado
AST: 7. Dee Bost
PTS: 14. Terrance Woodbury
REB: 7. Trey Thompkins
AST: 7. Dustin Ware
Mar 12, 2009
#6 Arkansas (L) #3 Florida (W) 58-73 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 16. Walter Hodge
REB: 13. Dan Werner
AST: 7. Nick Calathes
PTS: 15. Michael Washington
REB: 18. Michael Washington
AST: 3. Marcus Britt
Mar 12, 2009
#5 Ole Miss (L) #4 Kentucky (W) 58-71 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 25. Jodie Meeks
REB: 14. Patrick Patterson
AST: 3. Jodie Meeks
PTS: 21. Terrico White
REB: 7. David Huertas
AST: 4. Terrico White
Mar 13, 2009
#3 Florida (L) #2 Auburn (W) 58-61 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 12. Korvotney Barber
REB: 10. Korvotney Barber
AST: 4. Quantez Robertson
PTS: 21. Alex Tyus
REB: 11. Alex Tyus
AST: 5. Nick Calathes
Mar 13, 2009
#4 Kentucky (L) #1 LSU (W) 58-67 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 21. Marcus Thornton
REB: 8. Tasmin Mitchell
AST: 4. Tasmin Mitchell
PTS: 15. Patrick Patterson
REB: 10. Patrick Patterson
AST: 3. Patrick Patterson
Mar 13, 2009
#4 Alabama (L) #1 Tennessee (W) 62-86 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 22. Tyler Smith
REB: 10. J.P. Prince
AST: 5. J.P. Prince
PTS: 13. Mikhail Torrance
REB: 8. JaMychal Green
AST: 1. JaMychal Green
Mar 13, 2009
#3 Mississippi State (W) #2 South Carolina (L) 82-68 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 20. Zam Fredrick II
REB: 9. Mike Holmes
AST: 5. Zam Fredrick II
PTS: 21. Barry Stewart
REB: 10. Dee Bost
AST: 3. Jarvis Varnado
Mar 14, 2009
#2 Auburn (L) #1 Tennessee (W) 85-94 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 27. Wayne Chism
REB: 9. Wayne Chism
AST: 6. J.P. Prince
PTS: 24. Korvotney Barber
REB: 9. Korvotney Barber
AST: 8. DeWayne Reed
Mar 14, 2009
#3 Mississippi State (W) #1 LSU (L) 67-57 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 15. Tasmin Mitchell
REB: 10. Quintin Thornton
AST: 4. Chris Bass
PTS: 19. Jarvis Varnado
REB: 11. Phil Turner
AST: 2. Phil Turner
Mar 15, 2009
#3 Mississippi State (W) #1 Tennessee (L) 64-61 Tampa Bay Times Forum PTS: 15. Wayne Chism
REB: 7. Wayne Chism
AST: 3. Bobby Maze
PTS: 12. Phil Turner
REB: 10. Phil Turner
AST: 5. Dee Bost