SEC Bracketology: Auburn and Tennessee still pace SEC in Feb. 8 bracket

In News by Blake Lovell

Despite losing to Texas A&M on Wednesday, Auburn didn’t fall too far in Joe Lunardi’s updated bracketology.

The ESPN bracketologist has the Tigers at a No. 3 seed in his February 8 bracket, with Bruce Pearl’s team still ahead of the pack in the SEC race.

Meanwhile, Tennessee continues to rise, as the Vols are also on the 3-line after earning a huge win at Kentucky on Tuesday.

Speaking of the Wildcats, they land at a No. 5 seed, while Florida got back on track with a win over LSU to sit on the 7-line.

And after three straight victories, Missouri continues to improve its stock by moving up to a No. 8 seed.

Here’s the full SEC breakdown:

  • No. 3 Auburn
  • No. 3 Tennessee
  • No. 5 Kentucky
  • No. 7 Florida
  • No. 8 Missouri
  • No. 9 Alabama
  • No. 9 Texas A&M
  • No. 10 Arkansas

Saturday’s matchups around the league will feature several important games, as Kentucky will travel to Texas A&M, Tennessee will play at Alabama, and Missouri will host a surging Mississippi State squad.

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