2015 NCAA Tournament: SEC Basketball Lands 5 Teams in Big Dance


SEC Basketball will be well represented in this year’s NCAA Tournament, with five teams being selected to join in the Big Dance.

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    The SEC can once again make a statement in NCAA team sports, with five teams from the conference moving on to play in the NCAA Tournament, and the Kentucky Wildcats were graced with the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament.

    Here are the four teams selected from the SEC to play in this year’s NCAA Tournament, and their first opponent:

    Kentucky Wildcats (34-0, 18-0 SEC): No. 1 Seed – Midwest Region

    Will face No. 16 Seed, winner of Hampton Pirates (16-17, 8-8 MEAC) vs. Manhattan Jaspers (19-13, 13-7 MAAC) in Round 2, Louisville, Ky. 3/19

    Arkansas Razorbacks (26-8, 13-5 SEC): No. 5 Seed – West Region

    Will face No. 12 Seed Wofford Terriers (28-6, 16-2 Southern) in Round 2, Jacksonville, Fl. 3/19

    LSU Tigers (22-10, 11-7 SEC): No. 9 Seed – East Region

    Will face No. 8 Seed NC State Wolfpack (20-13, 10-8 ACC) in Round 2, Pittsburgh, Pa. 3/20

    Georgia Bulldogs (21-11, 11-7 SEC): No. 10 Seed – East Region

    Will Face No. 7 Seed Michigan State Spartans (23-11, 12-6 Big Ten) in Round 2, Charlotte, N.C. 3/20

    Ole Miss Rebels (20-12, 11-7 SEC): No. 11 Seed – West Region

    Will Face No. 11 Seed BYU Cougars (25-9, 13-5 WCC) in Round 1, Jacksonville, Fl. 3/17

    We will be providing detailed breakdowns for all the opening SEC tournament games, as well as a look at head to possible opponents in the Round of 32.

    Be sure you visit FanSided.com to download your printable PDF NCAA Tournament bracket.

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