Kentucky earns No. 2 seed

By winning at Auburn and having Georgia lose at Florida on Sunday, Kentucky earned the SEC Tournament’s No. 2 seed when the event starts Thursday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

On Friday at 3:30 p.m., UK will face the winner of Alabama and Louisiana State. The top seed went to Tennessee, with the No. 3 seed to Vanderbilt and the No. 4 seed to Georgia.

Here is the complete schedule (all times are Eastern)

  • Thursday (all games on FSN) — Arkansas vs. Florida, 1 p.m.; Alabama vs. Louisiana State, 3:30; Ole Miss vs. South Carolina, 7:30; Mississippi State vs. Auburn, 10
  • Friday’s quarterfinals (all games on FSN) — Tennessee vs. Arkansas-Florida winner, 1 p.m.; Kentucky vs. Alabama-Louisiana State winner, 3:30; Georgia vs. Ole MIss-South Carolina winner, 7:30; Vanderbilt vs. Auburn-Missisippi State winner, 10
  • Saturday’s semifinals (all games on ESPNU) — 4 and 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday’s finals (ESPN2) — 5:30 p.m.

About Jennifer Smith

Jen Smith has been a sports writer at the Herald-Leader since 2000, covering everything from high school sports to auto racing to various University of Kentucky sports. A native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Kentucky (much to the dismay of her Louisville graduate mother and Indiana graduate father), Jen now resides in downtown Lexington with her husband and two young sons. You can follow her on Twitter @jenheraldleader or send her an email at
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