SEC tournament preview

Despite Florida’s heartbreaking defeat to Kentucky on Saturday, the Gators are still the number one seed heading into the SEC tournament that starts this week in Nashville, Tennessee.

With Florida being the one seed, they will receive byes for the first two rounds along with Kentucky, Ole Miss and Alabama who rounded out the top 4 seeds respectively.

Florida will open play on Friday at 1:00 P.M. on ESPNU against the winner of the Georgia/LSU game that will take place on Thursday.

Alabama is the 4 seed and will take on the winner of Tennessee’s game, as the Volunteers will take on the winner of South Carolina and Mississippi State.

The Gators will take on the winner of the Alabama game if they win their quarterfinal matchup on Friday.

Florida would not have to play Kentucky or Missouri until the championship game that will take place on Sunday.

The 2013 Gators will look to become the fourth team to win the SEC tournament with the last win coming in 2007 when Florida went on to win the National Championship.

Here are the seeds for this week’s SEC tournament in Nashville.



3.)Ole Miss








11.)Texas A&M

12.)South Carolina

13.)Mississippi State


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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.