If the Southeastern Conference were today, we’d all be on Broadway pre-gaming for Auburn and Mississippi State in the Wednesday night opener. Kentucky would be the No. 4 seed with a Thursday bye, playing in the second Friday afternoon game against Florida or the Wednesday night winner. Top-seeded LSU would likely await in the semifinals in the noon Saturday game, with a potential championship matchup with South Carolina or Texas A&M.
Have a look at the entire bracket:
Of course, with eight games remaining, this will look completely different in March. But it’s never too early to start look ahead toward Nashville.