Yes, the Gators have a good win or two with a strong strength of schedule. All College Basketball news from FanSided Daily, 5 must-know facts about Wonder Woman 1984’s latest photos, Red Sox play it safe by hiring Ron Roenicke as interim manager. That’s not necessarily the case this year with the way the Wildcats have played for most of the season, but largely because of the way Auburn has played for most of the season. Record 8 SEC teams make NCAA Tournament Adam Spencer | 3 years ago Most years, SEC men’s basketball is dominated by Kentucky and maybe one other team (like Florida). Both the regular season SEC champs and the SEC Tournament champs received top-five seeds in this years NCAA Tournament. Bracketing was identical to that of the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament—note that SEC women's basketball has long been organized in a single league table without divisions.. One night they look like a Tournament team and the next they look like they’d get run in an NIT game. We've been critical at your team's uninspiring play throughout the conference slate. Arkansas – The Hogs should be a tournament team despite their losing record in the SEC. Below, you can see each team’s seeding, first-round opponent and region: Alabama was on the bubble, but didn’t quite do enough in the SEC Tournament to earn a berth in the field of 68. Ole Miss has lost four of five and has one quality win since mid-January. They’re also 0-2 against ranked teams. Mississippi State – I’m not really sure what to make of the Bulldogs. 1 seed in the NCAAs.

All rights reserved. This will be an interesting couple of weeks in the SEC and in college basketball. Four SEC teams play on the 21st and the other three on the 22nd. But the Wildcats may have to win out to claim a No. The SEC Men's Basketball Tournament is the conference tournament in basketball for the Southeastern Conference (SEC). With the abandonment of divisions in SEC men's basketball starting in 2011–12, the top four teams in the conference standings received first-round byes. COACHES POLL:Tennessee jumps Kentucky; three SEC teams in the Top 10.

Find a complete listing of all the SEC basketball teams, on ESPN.com But your team bounced back from a shellacking on national television at Kentucky and won three straight, including two against quality opponents in Alabama and Mississippi State. It is a single-elimination tournament that involves all league schools (currently 14). 13 seed, 6 p.m. SEC Network, Game 2: No. Right now, the SEC Tournament path includes Tennessee in the semifinals. John Calipari not counting on Reid Travis to return for UK vs. Florida, NCAA tournament Bubble Tracker: Examining the 10 scariest March Madness bid thieves, Seniors explain why they came back, what playing for Ole Miss basketball meant to them, Subscribe to Voices of the SEC, the USA TODAY Network's SEC newsletter, for news from College Station to Columbia, Tennessee jumps Kentucky; three SEC teams in the Top 10, Subscribe to Voices of the SEC, the USA TODAY Network's SEC newsletter, for news from College Station to Knoxville, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. On a side note, Alabama and Arkansas received selections to the NIT Tournament. The team defense has been pitiful but despite how bad things have gone the first few months, there is time for Florida to finish strong and make the Big Dance. SEC Tournament schedule. Florida won't be the only team the committee will have to evaluate in this manner.

[78] In total, the conference had nine representatives in postseason tournaments this year. Will Wade’s team has played well at home but like most teams this year has struggled on the road. Using win odds calculations derived from our sophisticated power ratings, we analyze the likelihood and expected outcome of every possible path to the SEC tournament championship for every team in the 2020 SEC bracket. 3 seed while Auburn is a No. Auburn fans want to hire controversial former SEC head coach, Mississippi State fans ring cowbells as protestors tackled, dragged off the field in Starkville, ESPN announces Saturday's College GameDay guest picker for Alabama-Georgia, Are you not entertained? Alabama (17-13, 8-9; NET: 55; Q1 record: 3-8; Q2 record: 6-3; two Q3 losses) Alabama may fall prey to bid-stealers from small conferences. 2 seed, 6 p.m. SEC Network, Game 10: Game 6 winner vs. No. They have seven Quadrant 1 wins in SEC play.

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14 seed, 8:25 p.m. SEC Network, Game 3: No. First, don't lose to Wyoming or Stony Brook and expect to get into the NCAAs with an otherwise decent season. 4 Mississippi State vs. Game 4 winner, This page was last edited on 16 September 2020, at 15:00. Nevertheless, the Tigers are in the NCAA Tournament. Subscribe to Voices of the SEC, the USA TODAY Network's SEC newsletter, for news from College Station to Columbia, Georgia at South Carolina, Noon SEC Network, Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 1 p.m. ESPN2, Ole Miss at Missouri, 2:30 p.m. SEC Network, Vanderbilt at No. 1 team in the country at one point early in the season, but it feels like forever ago but this is a program and a coach used to playing their best games late in the season and peaking in March. Can Tennessee replicate those performances away from home? The 2020 Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was a postseason men's basketball tournament for the Southeastern Conference at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, scheduled for March 11–15, 2020. 4 seed, 2:25 p.m. ESPN, Game 9: Game 5 winner vs. No. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. *Game times in Central Time. As for the Razorbacks, this selection marks Arkansas third consecutive postseason appearance and fifth in six years. So long Gus? On March 12, after the tournament had begun, the SEC cancelled the remaining games due to the spread of COVID-19. But we also have not seen how the committee will treat a team like a 17- or 18-win Florida with a solid NET rating. WANT MORE SEC NEWS? They’re playing poorly at the worst possible time with losses in five of their last seven, including a pair of overtime defeats. Annually, the SEC team with the best chance to cut down the nets is almost always Kentucky. This will be an interesting couple of weeks in the SEC and in college basketball. All 16 regionals are scheduled to be played Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 3 (if necessary). Bracketology update for the SEC which is looking to get more than Auburn, Kentucky and LSU in the NCAA Tournament.

A reminder: the new NET rankings provide us with Quadrant records, from 1-4. 8 seed vs. No. SEC Basketball has seven teams in the big dance. Voices believes Florida is in the "on the bubble" category and, for now, on the right side of being in the NCAA Tournament. 5 seed, East — vs. Liberty, Auburn — No. College basketball folks — reporters, at least — have been discussing the NET rankings (new this year) as if it's gospel and a heavy influence on the process of selecting a 68-team bracket. Tweet us or email us to get in on the action!

LSU (25-5, 15-2; NET: 13; Quadrant 1 record: 10-2; Quadrant 2 record: 6-3) The Tigers have created a No. On Sunday, the NCAA Tournament selection committee announced seven SEC squads had made the field of 68 teams for this year’s March Madness bracket. The Tide makes its sixth appearance in the last nine years. Florida (17-13, 9-8; NET: 32; Q1 record: 3-10; Q2 record: 4-1, two Q3 losses) Earlier, Voices discussed the issues regarding Florida's resume. The issue: Thompson-Boling is done hosting basketball games this season. The SEC had another fantastic year of basketball, and the depth of the conference continues to improve.

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CLARION LEDGER:Seniors explain why they came back, what playing for Ole Miss basketball meant to them. Over the last two years, the SEC has had 15 NCAA Tournament selections. 2 seed, Midwest — vs. Abilene Christian, Mississippi State — No. 7 seed vs. No. Most years, SEC men’s basketball is dominated by Kentucky and maybe one other team (like Florida). After a conference record eight teams in last years tournament, SEC Basketball has it’s second most ever with seven teams in the 2019 tournament. Your privacy is safe with us.

Arkansas has a chance to get to surpass 20 wins but they might need to get wins over Florida, LSU and split with Tennessee to increase their strength of wins to avoid their bubble bursting. The 2020 SEC tournament bracket odds table above lists the round-by-round survival odds for every 2020 SEC tournament team.

Those seven SEC teams are LSU, Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Tennessee, and Mississippi State. How many SEC teams will make it? Popular AP Top 25 voter ranks Arkansas, Joey Galloway explains what makes Alabama's offense the best in the country over Clemson, Kirk Herbstreit ranks 3 SEC teams in updated top 6 after Alabama-Georgia game, Nick Saban tied with legendary coach for most AP Top 25 victories, ESPN's post-Week 4 power rankings suggests SEC is insanely top heavy, Social media burns Kirby Smart on Mark Richt comparisons after loss to Alabama, Predicting every SEC team's final record after Week 4, Danny Kanell's updated top 8 rankings include 1 notable SEC omission. Auburn (21-9, 10-7; NET: 19; Q1 record: 2-7; Q2 record: 11-2) Bruce Pearl, Voices has to apologize. At one point, the No. The SEC went a perfect 7-0 in 2014, 6-2 in 2015, 5-2 in 2016, 5-3 in 2017, and 7-2 in 2018. Five. The 2020 Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was a postseason men's basketball tournament for the Southeastern Conference at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, scheduled for March 11–15, 2020. MSU's goal in the next week is to win enough to avoid the 8-9 game and a second-round matchup vs. a No. The winner receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, however the official conference championship is awarded to the team or teams with the best regular season record. Games start on Thursday, so we’ll see how many SEC squads are able to advance to the second weekend of the tournament and beyond. [1] On March 12, after the tournament had begun, the SEC cancelled the remaining games due to the spread of COVID-19.[2]. Ole Miss (19-11, 9-8; NET: 36; Q1 record: 4-10; Q2 record: 3-1) Voices almost created a "should be in" category just for the Rebels until we dove into their resume. The eight SEC teams to hear their names called during Sunday’s Selection show were: The matchups have not been announced yet, but we’ll update those as soon as the information is given. That leaves them dangerously in peril of the bubble. Last year, we were all unable to see how many teams the SEC would get into the NCAA Tournament (due to COVID-19), but we can look back to … Tweet us or email us to get in on the action! Its seeding is based on regular season records.