NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Welcome to the wide-open 2012 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball tournament.
Sure, No. 10 Kentucky won its first SEC
title since 1982, and 13th-ranked Tennessee treats winning this
tournament like an annual rite of March — adding its 15th championship a
But SEC teams see plenty of opportunity
in the tournament starting Thursday in a season where Kentucky lost
three times away from home in league play, and the Lady Vols are playing
through a season like no other.
Vanderbilt junior forward Tiffany Clarke
says it will be a challenge but that it’s literally any team’s title
this time around with every team so competitive.
The tournament opens Thursday with No. 8 seed Florida playing ninth-seeded Auburn, and the winner gets Kentucky on Friday.
First and second round coverage of the Women’s SEC Tournament will be carried by SportSouth and Fox Sports South.