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2017 SEC men’s basketball tournament: Bracket, times, TV information

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The SEC men's basketball tournament begins on Wednesday, March 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
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The SEC men's basketball tournament begins on Wednesday, March 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

The bracket is set for the 2017 SEC men’s basketball tournament, which runs Wednesday-Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Here is the schedule, game times and more information, including TV channels and future sites.

The schedule

Wednesday’s first round

No. 12 seed Mississippi State 79, No. 13 seed LSU 52

No. 14 seed Missouri 86, No. 11 seed Auburn 83, OT

Thursday’s second round

No. 8 seed Georgia 59, No. 9 seed Tennessee 57

No. 5 seed Alabama 75, No. 12 seed Mississippi State 55

No. 7 seed Vanderbilt 66, No. 10 seed Texas A&M 41

No. 6 seed Ole Miss 86, No. 14 seed Missouri 74

Friday’s quarterfinals

No. 1 seed Kentucky 71, No. 8 seed Georgia 60

No. 5 seed Alabama 64, No. 4 seed South Carolina 53

No. 7 seed Vanderbilt 72, No. 2 seed Florida 62, OT

No. 3 seed Arkansas 73, No. 6 seed Ole Miss 72

Saturday’s semifinals

No. 1 seed Kentucky 79, No. 5 seed Alabama 74

No. 7 seed Vanderbilt vs. No. 3 seed Arkansas, about 2:25 p.m. on ESPN

Sunday’s championship

No. 1 seed Kentucky vs. No. 7 seed Vanderbilt or No. 3 seed Arkansas, noon on ESPN

 

Future sites

2018: Scottrade Center, St. Louis

2019-21: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.

2022: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Fla.

2023-25: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.

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