Pat Dooley's SEC Power Ratings

Published: Friday, January 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 13, 2012 at 12:11 a.m.

1. Kentucky: Wildcats struggled with Auburn, but are the class of the league.

2. Alabama: Anthony Grant had a better pre-conference record, which should help in March.

3. Vanderbilt: Despite early struggles Commodores are a tough, veteran team.

4. Florida: Gators still have to figure out how to win on the road.

5. Mississippi State: Rick Stansbury has the players to make some noise this year.

6. Arkansas: Loss to Ole Miss hard to figure for the Razorbacks.

7. LSU: A little bit of a surprise, but Trent Johnson knows how to coach.

8. Ole Miss: Murphy Holloway has to stay healthy for the Rebs to win .

9. Tennessee: Vols will beat some teams they shouldn't, just ask Florida.

10. Auburn: Blowout loss to FSU was a stunning blow.

11. South Carolina: Good enough to stay in games, but not to win them.

12. Georgia: Bulldogs need Marcus Thornton back, but it might not be enough.

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