If The SEC Tourney Started Today

The Southeastern Conference Western Division is wild indeed, but if the season ended today here's what the picture would look like.

Below is a breakdown of the 2007 SEC Tournament seeds and matchups if the season ended on February 20.

SEC Champions: Florida (11-1)
SEC Eastern Division Champion: Florida (11-1) SEC Western Division Champions: Ole Miss (6-6), Alabama (6-6), Miss. State (6-6)


TOURNAMENT SEEDS (as of 2/21)
Eastern Division Games Remaining
1. Florida (11-1) SC, @LS, @UT, UK (4)
2. Vanderbilt (8-4) @MS, UK, @SC, AR (4)
3. Kentucky (8-5) @VU, UG, @UF (3)
4. Georgia (7-5) @UM, MS, @UK, UT (4)
5. Tennessee (6-6) UA, @AR, UF, @UG (4)
6. South Carolina (3-9) @UF, UM, VU, @LS (4)

Western Division
1. Ole Miss (6-6)! UG, @SC, @UA, AU (4)
2. Alabama (6-6)! @UT, AU, UM @MS (4)
3. Mississippi St. (6-6)! VU, @UG, @AR, UA (4)
4. Arkansas (5-7) @AU, UT, MS, @VU (4)
5. Auburn (4-8) AR, @UA, LS, @UM (4)
6. LSU (3-10) UF, @AU, SC (3)

Note:!--UM (2-1); UA (1-1) and MS (1-2) in head-to-head games

First Round Matchups (if season ended 2/20; Clinched in BOLD)
[W5] Auburn vs. [E4] Georgia 1:00 ET
[E6] South Carolina vs. [W3] Mississippi State 3:15 ET
[E5] Tennessee vs. [W4] Arkansas 7:30 ET
[W6] LSU vs. [E3] Kentucky 9:45 ET
Byes: [E1] Florida, [W1] Ole Miss, [E2] Vanderbilt, [W2] Alabama

Possible Seedings for the Tournament (Based on tie-breaker scenarios)
1. East--Florida/Vanderbilt
2. East--Florida/Georgia/Kentucky/Tennessee/Vanderbilt
3. East--Georgia/Kentucky/Tennessee/Vanderbilt
4. East--Georgia/Kentucky/Tennessee/Vanderbilt
5. East--Georgia/Kentucky/South Carolina/Tennessee/Vanderbilt
6. East--South Carolina/Tennessee

1. West--Alabama/Arkansas/Auburn/Ole Miss/Mississippi State
2. West--Alabama/Arkansas/Auburn/Ole Miss/Mississippi State
3. West--Alabama/Arkansas/Auburn/Ole Miss/Mississippi State
4. West--Alabama/Arkansas/Auburn/LSU/Ole Miss/Mississippi State
5. West--Alabama/Arkansas/Auburn/LSU/Ole Miss/Mississippi State 6. West--Arkansas/Auburn/LSU

SEC Tournament Tie Breaker Procedures
For a two-team tie:
1. head-to-head;
2. division record (10 games);
3. record vs. No. 1 team in division proceeding through the No. 6 team if necessary;
4. non-division record (6 games);
5. record vs. No. 1 team in the opposite division proceeding through the No. 6 team if necessary;
6. coin flip by the Commissioner.

For a three-team tie:
1. Total won-lost record of games played among the tied teams (Example: Team A is 3-1, Team B is 2-2 and Team C is 1-3 - - Team A would be seeded highest, Team B second-highest and Team C lowest of the three);
2. division record (10 games);
3. record vs. No. 1 team in division proceeding through the No. 6 team if necessary;
4. non-division record (6 games);
5. record vs. No. 1 team in the opposite division proceeding through the No. 6 team if necessary;
6. coin flip by the Commissioner.

Once a three-team tie has been reduced to two teams, the two-team tiebreakers go in effect.


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