SEC Basketball Tournament play continues Friday from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
So far, only one (minor) upset has happened, and Ole Miss had to collapse in the second half against Alabama in order for it to happen. The No. 10 Crimson Tide upset the No. 7 Rebels 62-57 in Thursday night’s second round. Alabama’s defense held Ole Miss to just 19 second-half points. The Rebels had a 14-point lead at halftime.
Florida (beat Arkansas), Auburn (beat Missouri), Alabama (beat Ole Miss) and Mississippi State (beat Texas A&M) all advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals after wins Thursday.
Friday’s schedule includes the following:
- No. 8 Florida vs. No. 1 LSU: 1:00 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
- No. 5 Auburn vs. No. 4 South Carolina: 3:00 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
- No. 10 Alabama vs. No. 2 Kentucky: 7:00 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
- No. 6 Mississippi State vs. No. 3 Tennessee: 9:00 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
Here’s the updated SEC Basketball Tournament Bracket: