Tennessee’s loss to Auburn pushes Vols to No. 3 seed in SEC Tournament

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Knoxville, TENN. (WATE) – Before the conference finishes the final games of it’s regular season, Tennessee’s SEC Tournament date is already set in stone. The Vols will be the No. 3 seed in next week’s conference tournament, playing first in the quarterfinals on Friday night.

Kentucky’s win over Florida on Saturday jumped the Wildcats to the No. 2 seed. In a two-team tie, the SEC goes first to head-to-head results to break the tie. It then moves to won-lost record of the two teams versus the No. 1 seed and moving down the standings, through No. 14 if necessary.

Both Tennessee and Kentucky lost to LSU, the No. 1 seed and both teams beat South Carolina, the No. 4 seed. 

Kentucky swept two games from No. 5 Auburn while the Vols fell at Auburn Arena Saturday in the regular-season finale.

Tennessee will play either No. 6 Mississippi State, No. 11 Texas A&M or No. 14 Vanderbilt in the conference quarterfinals. The Aggies and Commodores meet Wednesday, and the winner of that game advances to play the Bulldogs on Thursday.

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