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Updated SEC basketball standings

SEC basketball standings after Arkansas’ win over Alabama on Thursday night.

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SEC: Arkansas snaps two-game losing streak

Remember last year when Kentucky lost in overtime on a put-back at Arkansas? The same thing happened to Alabama on Thursday night. Bobby Portis’ put-back at the end of overtime gave Arkansas a 93-91 win over the Crimson Tide. Michael … Continue reading

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Kentucky-South Carolina is now sold out

South Carolina has announced that Saturday’s game against top-ranked Kentucky is a sell-out. It’s the first sell-out at Colonial Life Arena since UK’s visit on Jan. 22, 2011. The Cats lost last year at South Carolina 72-67. That was the … Continue reading

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SEC: Texas A&M picks up third straight win

Down seven at the half, Texas A&M rallied to beat visiting Missouri 62-50 on Wednesday night to run its winning streak to three games. Jalen Jones and Danuel House each scored 16 points for the Aggies, who outrebounded Missouri 37-24. … Continue reading

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SEC: Is LSU finally putting it all together?

The thinking was that if you wanted to circle a date on the Kentucky basketball calendar when the No. 1-ranked Cats might be in clear danger of losing their first game, that would be February 10 at Baton Rouge against … Continue reading

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Kevin Stallings: “I was OK with how my team played”

Transcript from Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings’ press conference after 65-57 loss at Kentucky: Opening statement “I thought we did some good things and just didn’t do quite enough. There is really no consolation in doing some good things. We came … Continue reading

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Taking a closer look at a young Vanderbilt

There are young teams and then there is Vanderbilt, which takes young and throws it over the edge. According to Ken Pomeroy, the Commodores are 348th in Division I basketball in terms of experience. That’s out of 351 teams. Vandy … Continue reading

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SEC: Florida and LSU looking to rebound

SEC links for Tuesday: Florida’s Chris Walker remains a work in progress, reports Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun. Steady intensity the goal as LSU visits Florida, reports Sheldon Mickles of The Advocate. LSU and Florida counting on short-term memory, … Continue reading

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Audio: Kevin Stallings, Frank Martin, John Calipari

Here are three audio files from the SEC basketball teleconference Monday morning. Kevin Stallings’ Vanderbilt Commodores visit Rupp Arena on Tuesday night. Kentucky plays Frank Martin’s South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday in Columbia. Stallings called Kentucky maybe the best defensive … Continue reading

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SEC: Florida takes first league loss; Tennessee now 3-1

Four games into the SEC schedule, Kentucky is the only unbeaten basketball team. Florida dropped its first conference game, the Gators losing to Georgia 73-61 before a sellout crowd in Athens. The Bulldogs shot 56.1 percent in running their record … Continue reading

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