It looks like the basketball gods are smiling on Matthew Mitchell’s squad today at the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament. Twelve seed Alabama upset 5-seed Tennessee to advance to the quarterfinals, where they’ll play Kentucky at 2:30 PM ET tomorrow afternoon. Why are we happy about this? The Vols beat the Cats 72-65 in their meeting earlier this year, whereas the Cats beat the Crimson Tide 71-54 in Tuscaloosa in January.
Here’s a look at the updated bracket:
Our own Haley Simpson is at the tournament, and will be by a little later on with her thoughts on her first day in Greenville, South Carolina.