With the two wins, Kentucky finished with a 25-6 overall record and went 14-4 in conference play, which landed them the 3 seed in the SEC Tournament.
As of right now, the Cats are projected to be a 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and have a real chance of moving up to a 1 seed with a big weekend in Tampa at the SEC Tournament.
If Kentucky plays the highest seed, their opponents in the SEC Tournament will be Alabama on Friday night, Tennessee on Saturday, and Auburn on Sunday.
After the final week of the regular season, the Cats moved back into the top 5 of the AP Poll as they jumped two spots to No. 5. They are also No. 5 in the coaches poll. Gonzaga remains the No. 1 team in both polls.
3) Baylor Bears
5) Kentucky Wildcats
11) Providence Friars
13) UCLA Bruins
14) Texas Tech Red Raiders
17) Saint Mary’s Gaels
18) Houston Cougars
19) Murray State Racers
21) USC Trojans
22) Texas Longhorns
23) Colorado State Rams
24) Iowa Hawkeyes
14) Texas Tech
17) Saint Mary’s
19) Murray State
24) Colorado State
25) Ohio State
At one point in the last week, the Cats dropped to No. 5 in the NET rankings. However, they now sit at No. 4, which is where they were last Monday. Tennessee is No. 8, Auburn sits at No. 10, and Alabama is at No. 28.
Kentucky dropped one spot in KenPom as they now sit at No. 3 behind Gonzaga and Arizona. Auburn is No. 7, Tennessee is No. 12, and Alabama is No. 22.
Last week, the Cats dropped all the way to No. 10 in the NCAA.com Power 36 rankings. However, they are now back on the rise as they moved up to No. 6. Auburn is No. 5, Tennessee is No. 9, and Alabama dropped out of the rankings this week.
In the CBS Sports Top 25 And 1, the Cats moved from No. 8 to No. 5. Auburn came in at No. 4, Tennessee is No. 12, and Alabama is not in the rankings.
Kentucky also moved up in ESPN’s power rankings for the top 16 teams as they jumped one spot to No. 6. Auburn is No. 4, Tennessee is No. 7, and Alabama is on the list of teams with questions.
So, where do you think the Cats should be ranked? Let us know in the comments section!