SEC standings through games of February 19.
Florida (11-2): The Gators lost 63-60 at Missouri last night, their second straight road loss. Billy Donovan’s team lead by as many as 13 before giving it away at the end. The Gators return home Saturday to play Arkansas.
Alabama (9-3): Winners of three straight, Alabama plays host to Mississippi State tonight. A victory moves the Crimson Tide within a game of first-place Florida.
Kentucky (8-4): The Cats play host to Vanderbilt tonight. If John Calipari’s team wants to hold on to a bye in the conference tournament, they can’t slip up against the Commodores.
Ole Miss (8-4): The Rebels are at South Carolina tonight, a golden opportunity to build off the momentum of that come-from-behind wi over Georgia on Saturday.
Missouri (8-5): The Tigers rallied for a much-needed win over conference-leader Florida last night. Now Frank Haith’s team comes to Lexington on Saturday for College GameDay. Missouri has won three of its last four.
Arkansas (7-5): Winners of four of their past five, the Razorbacks play host to Georgia on Thursday. Thus far, Arkansas has not lost a home conference game.
Tennessee (7-6): No letdown for the Vols after that 30-point crushing of Kentucky on Saturday. Jordan McRae’s 34 lead UT over LSU last night for Tennessee’s fourth straight win. The Vols are at Texas A&M on Saturday.
Georgia (6-6): The Bulldogs are at Arkansas on Thursday. They are still trying to recover from that overtime loss at Ole Miss on Saturday.
LSU (6-7): The Tigers dropped back below .500 in the league with last night’s loss in Knoxville. They return home to play Alabama on Saturday.
Texas A&M (5-7): The Aggies are at Auburn tonight, needing a win to keep out of that bottom four. The bottom four plays an extra game in the SEC Tournament.
Vanderbilt (4-8): The Commodores arrive in Lexington tonight having won two of their last three games. In their last road game, the ‘Dores lost by a point, 57-56, at LSU.
Auburn (3-9): The Tigers play host to Texas A&M tonight in hopes of snapping a three-game losing streak.
Mississippi State (2-10): The Bulldogs will be trying to snap a 10-game losing streak tonight when they meet Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
South Carolina (2-10): Frank Martin’s club plays host to Ole Miss tonight. By the way, if SEC Tournament was held today, South Carolina would be the No. 14 seed, thanks to its 56-54 home loss to Mississippi State back on January 9.