A complete rundown of Alabama Basketball and the SEC Tournament

With a win over Tennessee, Kentucky edged out Alabama Basketball for the SEC Tournament 2-seed. The 3-seed Crimson Tide will play on Friday night in Nashville.

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As the SEC Tournament 3-seed the Alabama Crimson Tide is on the same side of the tournament bracket as the SEC's hottest team; the Kentucky Wildcats. Alabama will open its SEC Tournament play on Friday night against the winner of Florida vs. the winner of Georgia vs. Missouri.

Assuming both the Crimson Tide and the Wildcats win on Friday, the two teams would meet in Saturday afternoon's Semi-Final.

SEC Tournament Bracket Details

Wednesday Mar. 13 First Round

  • Game 1 6:00 PM CST - Arkansas Razorbacks (12-seed) vs. Vanderbilt Commodores (13-seed)
  • Game 2 8:30 PM CST - Georgia Bulldogs (11-seed) vs. Missouri Tigers (14-seed)

Thursday Mar. 14 Second Round

  • Game 3 12:00 PM CST - LSU Bengal Tigers (8-seed) vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs (9-seed)
  • Game 4 2:30 PM CST - South Carolina Gamecocks (5-seed) vs. Winner of Game 1
  • Game 5 6:00 PM CST - Texas A&M Aggies (7-seed) vs. Ole Miss Rebels (10-seed)
  • Game 6 8:30 PM CST - Florida Gators (6-seed) vs. Winner of Game 2

Friday Mar. 15 Quarterfinals

  • Game 7 12:00 PM CST - Tennessee Vols (1-seed) vs. Winner of Game 3
  • Game 8 2:30 PM CST - Auburn Tigers (4-seed) vs. Winner of Game 4
  • Game 9 6:00 PM CST - Kentucky Wildcats (2-seed) vs. Winner of Game 5
  • Game 10 8:30 PM CST - Alabama Crimson Tide (3-seed) vs. Winner of Game 6

Saturday Mar. 16 Semi-Finals

  • Game 11 12:00 PM CST - Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8
  • Game 12 2:30 PM CST - Winner of Game 9 vs. Winner of Game 10

Sunday Mar. 17 SEC Tournament Final

  • Game 13 12:00 PM CST - Winner of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 12

The games will be televised on either the SEC Network or ESPN. The Crimson Tide's opening game will be on the SEC Network.

SEC Tournament: What will happen

Oddsmakers have Tennessee, Auburn, Kentucky, and Alabama as the favorites. Most projections give the Cats the fourth-best chance to win, with the Vols having the best chance.

The oddsmakers could be wrong because going into the tournament Kentucky is the SEC's hottest team. The Cats have won seven of their last eight games, with the single loss by one point in Baton Rouge.

Tennessee has also won seven of their last eight games, closing with a home loss to Kentucky. In terms of trending teams, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, and South Carolina have each won five of their last eight games.

It will be a shock if any of the other eight teams win the SEC Tournament.

The complete SEC Tournament Bracket is available here.