SEC Teams in the 2023 NCAA Tournament

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SEC teams in the 2023 NCAA Tournament

SEC Teams in the NCAA Tournament


The March Madness bracket is available! It was revealed on March 12 as we got to see which teams made the NCAA Tournament this year. Now, you can take a look at which college basketball teams have a shot at this year’s National Championship. What about SEC teams? How many SEC teams are in the NCAA Tournament? Here’s what you need to know.

How Many SEC Teams in the 2023 March Madness Tournament

The SEC will have a strong showing in the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The following SEC basketball teams received a bid to the tournament along with their seed.

1) Alabama Crimson Tide

4) Tennessee Volunteers

6) Kentucky Wildcats

7) Missouri Tigers

7) Texas A&M Aggies

8) Arkansas Razorbacks

9) Auburn Tigers

11) Mississippi State Bulldogs

Overall, eight SEC teams made the bracket while we saw the likes of Vanderbilt, LSU, Ole Miss, South Carolina, and others miss out on March Madness. Alabama won the regular season and SEC Tournament championships. The Crimson Tide went 29-5 on the year. Texas A&M had a strong season with a 15-3 conference record.

The Vanderbilt Commodores were a team on the bubble but they will be watching the tournament from home in Nashville. They finished the year 20-14 and fell in the SEC Tournament to Texas A&M.

SEC Matchups for the 2023 NCAA Basketball Tournament

Who will the teams from the Southeastern Conference be taking on? Here’s a look at the matchups for SEC Men’s basketball teams that are going dancing:

1) Alabama vs 16) Texas A&M-CC / SE Missouri State

4) Tennessee vs 13) Louisiana

6) Kentucky vs 11) Providence

7) Missouri vs 10) Utah State

7) Texas A&M vs 10) Penn State

8) Arkansas vs 9) Illinois

9) Auburn vs 8) Iowa

11) Mississippi State vs 11 Pitt (First Four Game)

The conference has a legitimate shot to find a team in the Final Four. Which team might make a run in the tourney? Does Bruce Pearl have some tricks up his sleeve? Get ready for all the chaos, drama, upsets, and more that make March Madness one of the best times of the year.

SEC Teams in the NCAA Tournament FAQs

How many SEC teams made the NCAA Tournament?

There were eight teams from the SEC that were able to make March Madness in 2023. These include number 1 overall seed Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mizzou, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Auburn, and Mississippi State.

How many SEC basketball teams are number-one seeds in the 2023 NCAA Tournament?

The 2023 SEC seeds were spread out across the bracket. Only Alabama was able to receive a number-one seed in the tournament. Alabama is also the top overall seed and one of the best teams in the tournament. The Crimson Tide went 16-2 in conference play this season to win the league.

Did an SEC team make the 2023 NCAA Tournament as the number-one overall seed?

After a strong season that included running the SEC this year and the tournament, Alabama enters the big dance as the number one overall seed in NCAA March Madness.

Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.