Georgia and South Carolina survived the first night of the 2018 SEC Tournament and live on to fight again Thursday while Vanderbilt and Ole Miss were the first two teams to be eliminated from the St. Louis event.

Things get much more interesting Thursday, as Alabama and Texas A&M could be both playing for their NCAA Tournament lives in the first game of the day. Missouri is expecting star freshman Michael Porter Jr. to suit up for the first time since the season opener in the day’s second game against Georgia. The night games feature LSU and Mississippi State with South Carolina and Arkansas finished the day’s festivities.

The TV schedule for Thursday’s SEC Tournament action:

  • Texas A&M vs. Alabama – 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT on SEC Network
  • Georgia vs. Missouri – 3 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. CT on SEC Network
  • LSU vs. Mississippi State – 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT on SEC Network
  • South Carolina vs. Arkansas – 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT on SEC Network

Betting odds heading into Thursday:

  • Texas A&M (-1.5) vs. Alabama
  • Georgia vs. Missouri (-4)
  • LSU vs. Mississippi State (-1.5)
  • South Carolina vs. Arkansas (-3)

Here is a look at the updated bracket for the 2018 SEC Tournament heading into Thursday: