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Championship - Men's Basketball

167 days ago
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Schedule
Date Time (CT) TV Game
FIRST ROUND: Wednesday, March 11 6 p.m. SEC Network Game 1 - #13 Auburn 74, #12 Mississippi State 68 (Recap)
SEC Network Game 2 - #11 South Carolina 63, #14 Missouri 54 (Recap)
SECOND ROUND: Thursday, March 12 Noon SEC Network Game 3 - #8 Florida 69, #9 Alabama 61 (Recap)
SEC Network Game 4 - #13 Auburn 66, #5 Texas A&M 59 (Recap)
6 p.m. SEC Network Game 5 - #10 Tennessee 67 vs. #7 Vanderbilt 61 (Recap)
SEC Network Game 6 - #6 Ole Miss 58 vs. #11 South Carolina 60 (Recap)
THIRD ROUND: Friday, March 13 Noon SEC Network Game 7 - #1 Kentucky 64 vs. #8 Florida 49 (Recap)
SEC Network Game 8 - #13 Auburn 73, #4 LSU 70 (Recap)
6 p.m. SEC Network Game 9 - #2 Arkansas 80, #10 Tennessee 72 (Recap)
SEC Network Game 10 - #3 Georgia 74, #11 South Carolina 62 (Recap)
SEMIFINALS: Saturday, March 14 Noon ESPN Game 11 - # 1 Kentucky 91, #13 Auburn 67 (Recap)
ESPN Game 12 - #2 Arkansas 60, #3 Georgia 49 (Recap)
FINALS: Sunday, March 15 Noon ESPN Game 13 - #1 Kentucky 78, #2 Arkansas 63 (Recap)

The Southeastern Conference entered into an agreement with the Nashville Sports Council to play its men's or women's basketball tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., each year for 12 consecutive years beginning in 2015.

The "Music City" will serve as host to the men's tournament nine times between 2015 and 2026 and the women's event will be played three times during that period. Under the terms of the new agreement, the men's tournament will be played in Nashville every year from 2015 to 2025 with the exception of 2018 and 2022.

Bridgestone Arena opened in 1996 and has hosted SEC basketball tournaments on nine occasions. The SEC Men's Basketball Tournament was played there in 2001, 2006, 2010 and 2013, while the SEC Women's Tournament was held there in 2002, 2004, 2008, 2011 and 2012. The facility is Nashville's No. 1 venue for large-scale musical productions, as well as one of the nation's most highly acclaimed entertainment and sports venues.

Nashville was also the site of the men's tournament in 1984 and 1991 when it was played at Memorial Gymnasium on the Vanderbilt campus.

Future SEC Men's Basketball Tournament Dates & Sites
Dates Venue Location
March 9-13, 2016 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 8-12, 2017 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 7-11, 2018 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO
March 13-17, 2019 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 11-15, 2020 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 10-14, 2021 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 9-13, 2022 Tampa Bay Times Forum Tampa, FL
March 8-12, 2023 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 13-17, 2024 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 12-16, 2025 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN