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Sunday February 26, 2012Women's Hoops to Play Auburn in SEC Tournament First Round on Thursday

Birmingham, AL

The University of Florida women’s basketball team will play Auburn in the first round of the 2012 Southeastern Conference Tournament held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

 

The eighth-seeded Gators (18-11, 8-8 SEC) and ninth-seeded Tigers (13-16, 5-11 SEC) will play the initial game of the 12-team event on Thursday, March 1, with tip-off scheduled for 1 p.m. ET/Noon CT. The winner meets top-seeded Kentucky on Friday, March 2 at 1 p.m. ET/Noon CT.

 

Thursday’s opening round game will be televised live by FSN, with coverage throughout the state of Florida airing on SunSports.

 

Florida defeated Auburn, 70-56, in Gainesville on February 9 in the only regular-season meeting between the two teams.

 

2012 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

March 1-4 * Bridgestone Arena (17,576) * Nashville

 

Game           Teams - Time, ET [TV]

FIRST ROUND - Thursday, March 1                                                             

Game 1       #8 FLORIDA vs. #9 Auburn - 1 pm [FSN]

Game 2       #7 Vanderbilt vs. #10 Mississippi St. - 3:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 3       #5 Arkansas vs. #12 Ole Miss - 7:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 4       #6 South Carolina vs. #11 Alabama - 10 p.m. [FSN]

 

SECOND ROUND - Friday, March 2                                                             

Game 5       #1 Kentucky vs. Game 1 Winner - 1 p.m. [FSN]

Game 6       #2 Tennessee vs. Game 2 Winner - 3:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 7       #4 LSU vs. Game 3 Winner - 7:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 8       #3 Georgia vs. Game 4 Winner - 10 p.m. [FSN]

 

SEMINFINALS - Saturday, March 3                                                               

Game 9       Game 5 winner vs. Game 7 winner - 4 p.m. [ESPNU]

Game 10     Game 6 winner vs. Game 8 winner - 6 p.m. [ESPNU]

 

FINAL - Sunday, March 4                                                 

Game 11     Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner - 6 p.m. [ESPN2]

 

 

 

Television Coverage of First & Second Rounds in state of Florida

Games 1 & 2 & 3 - SunSports ... Game 4 - SunSports in North/Central

Games 5-8 - Fox Sports Florida

 

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