January 7, 2014 3:15 PM

Three teams take different paths to top as SEC basketball season tips off

Three teams start the Southeastern Conference basketball race ahead of the others based on the polls, and each have been put together differently. Florida, Kentucky and Missouri are the league’s ranked teams with another, Arkansas, receiving a vote in either the Associated Press or USA Today coaches’ polls. Each of the leading trio starts league play Wednesday at home.

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