How many SEC basketball champions have there been?
According to "SEC Sports Fan" http://www.secsportsfan.com/sec-basketball-history.html From the first year of the conference's existence, the Adolph Rupp-led Wildcats were the SEC Conference Champions, and UK has not looked back since, winning 43 SEC Championships, more than 5 times the total of the programs that have won the 2nd most, Louisiana State University and the University of Tennessee, who have each won 8.
Through 2013, Kentucky has been the Southeastern Conference (SEC) regular-season men's basketball champion 46 of the 80 seasons since the conference was established in 1932. It has won the conference tournament championship 27 of the 54 seasons the SEC has held a tournament. (The SEC basketball tournament was held 1933-1952 and 1979-present.) It should be noted that all but sevenof Kentucky's tournament championships were won for the same season the school had already earned the…
The Gamecocks have yet to win a NCAA basketball championship, but they won back to back NIT titles in 2005 and 2006. Other titles include: Southern Conference Champions: 4 (1945, 1934, 1933, 1927) Southern Conference Tournament: 1 (1933) ACC Championship: 1 (1971) ACC Tournament Runner-Up: 2 (1970, 1957) SEC Championship: 1 (1997) SEC East Champions: 2 (2009, 1997) SEC Tournament Runner-Up: 2 (2006, 1998)