by Barca Blog
The 2010 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament bracket is set.
Vanderbilt (23-7, 12-4 SEC) will play the winner of East No. 6 seed Georgia and West No. 3 seed Arkansas on Friday night at 8:45 p.m. CT inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Commodores earned a first-round bye after finishing second in the Eastern Division.
The other seeds on Vanderbilt's side of the bracket are West No. 1 seed Mississippi State, East No. 4 seed Florida, and West No. 5 seed Auburn.
East No. 1 seed Kentucky, West No. 2 seed Ole Miss, East No. 3 seed Tennessee, West No. 4 seed Alabama, East No. 5 seed South Carolina and West No. 6 seed LSU are on the other side of the bracket.
2010 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
SECsports' Tournament Central | Printable Bracket
Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
All Times Central
Thursday, March 11 - TV: SEC Network
Game 1: [E5] So. Carolina vs. [W4] Alabama - 12 p.m.
Game 2: [W6] LSU vs. [E3] Tennessee - 2:15 p.m.
Game 3: [W5] Auburn vs. [E4] Florida - 6:30 p.m.
Game 4: [E6] Georgia vs. [W3] Arkansas - 8:45 p.m.
Byes: [E1] Kentucky, [E2] Vanderbilt, [W1] Mississippi State, [W2] Ole Miss
Friday, March 12 - TV: SEC Network
Game 5: Game 1 Winner vs. [E1] Kentucky - 12 p.m.
Game 6: Game 2 Winner vs. [W2] Ole Miss - 2:15 p.m
Game 7: Game 3 Winner vs. [W1] Miss. State - 6:30 p.m.
Game 8: Game 4 Winner vs. [E2] Vanderbilt - 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 13 - TV: ABC
Game 9: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner - 12 p.m.
Game 10: Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner - 2:15 p.m.
Sunday, March 14 - TV: ABC
Game 11: SEC Tournament Championship Game - 12 p.m.