Here’s the complete 2021 SEC basketball tournament bracket, tip-off times, TV schedule

By Creg Stephenson | AL.com


The 2021 SEC basketball tournament begins Wednesday and runs through next Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.


Alabama is the No. 1 seed and gets one of four double-byes to the quarterfinals, along with No. 2 Arkansas, No. 3 LSU and No. 4 Tennessee. Because Auburn is not eligible for the tournament this year due to NCAA sanctions, there is only one first-round game.


Here’s the full 2021 SEC tournament schedule, including tip-off times and television information (all times Central):


Wednesday, March 10 (first round)

Game 1: No. 12 Vanderbilt vs. No. 13 Texas A&M, 6 p.m., SEC Network



Thursday, March 11 (second round)

Game 2: No. 8 Kentucky vs. No. 9 Mississippi State, 11 a.m., SEC Network


Game 3: No. 5 Florida vs. Game 1 winner, approximately 1:45 p.m., SEC Network


Game 4: No. 7 Missouri vs. No. 10 Georgia, 6 p.m., SEC Network


Game 5: No. 6 Ole Miss vs. No. 11 South Carolina, approximately 8:45 p.m., SEC Network



Friday, March 12 (quarterfinals)

Game 6: No. 1 Alabama vs. Game 2 winner, 11 a.m., ESPN


Game 7: No. 4 Tennessee vs. Game 3 winner, approximately 1:45 p.m., ESPN


Game 8: No. 2 Arkansas vs. Game 4 winner, 6 p.m., SEC Network


Game 9: No. 3 LSU vs. No. 5 winner, approximately 8:45 p.m., SEC Network



Saturday, March 13 (semifinals)

Game 10: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner, noon, ESPN


Game 11: Game 8 winner vs. Game 9 winner, approximately 2:30 p.m., ESPN



Sunday, March 14

Championship game, noon, ESPN

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