SEC basketball teams who are dark horse contenders right now

These SEC basketball teams could shake things up by the time the season is over
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Georgia Bulldogs- This one is surprising. The Bulldogs are coached by former Florida Gators head coach, Mike White. White’s last 20-win season came in 2018 as head coach of the Gators, before declining slightly and eventually taking the job in Athens before the 2022 season.

White has the Bulldogs off to a 13-4 start. Freshman point guard Silas Demary Jr.  is averaging 9.2 points per game, 4.8 rebounds per game and 2.2 assists per game and is a big propeller in helping to lead the Bulldogs so far this season.

According to, Demary Jr. was a four-star recruit, ranking 75th nationally. Demary Jr. is arguably outperforming his expectations early on in the season being that he is just a freshman. So watch for the Bulldogs to go as Demary Jr. goes.