2017 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament
2017 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament.jpeg
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 14
Site Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Greenville, SC
Champions South Carolina (3rd title)
Winning coach Dawn Staley (3rd title)
MVP A'ja Wilson (South Carolina)
Attendance 36,122
Television SEC Network, ESPN, ESPNU
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 SEC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 South Carolina 14 2   .875     33 4   .892
#7 Mississippi State 13 3   .813     34 5   .872
#18 Kentucky 11 5   .688     22 11   .667
#25 Missouri 11 5   .688     21 11   .656
Tennessee 10 6   .625     20 12   .625
Texas A&M 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
LSU 8 8   .500     20 12   .625
Auburn 7 9   .438     17 15   .531
Georgia 7 9   .438     16 15   .516
Ole Miss 6 10   .375     17 14   .548
Alabama 5 11   .313     22 14   .611
Florida 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Vanderbilt 4 12   .250     14 16   .467
Arkansas 2 14   .125     13 17   .433
2017 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Southeastern Conference Women's Basketball Tournament was a postseason women's basketball tournament for the Southeastern Conference held at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina from March 1 through 5, 2017. South Carolina won their 3rd straight SEC Tournament title and earned an automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Seeds

Seed School Conference
record
Overall
record
Tiebreaker
1 South Carolina‡† 14–2 25–4
2 Mississippi St. 13–3 27–3
3 Missouri 11–5 21–9 1–1 vs. KY; 1–0 vs. SC
4 Kentucky 11–5 20–9 1–1 vs. MO; 0–1 vs. SC
5 Tennessee# 10–6 19–10
6 Texas A&M# 9–7 19–10
7 LSU# 8–8 19–10
8 Georgia# 7–9 15–15 1–0 vs. Aub.
9 Auburn# 7–9 17–13 0–1 vs. GA
10 Ole Miss# 6–10 17–12
11 Florida 5–11 14–15 1–0 vs. AL
12 Alabama 5–11 17–12 0–1 vs. FL
13 Vanderbilt 4–12 14–15
14 Arkansas 2–14 13–16
‡ – SEC regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.
† – Received a double-bye in the conference tournament.
# – Received a single-bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the SEC Tournament.

Schedule

Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round – Wednesday, March 1
1 11:00 AM
#12 Alabama vs. #13 Vanderbilt
SECN 3,507
2 1:30 PM
#11 Florida vs. #14 Arkansas
Second round – Thursday, March 2
3 12:00 PM
#8 Georgia vs. #9 Auburn
SECN 3,746
4 2:30 PM
#5 Tennessee vs. #12 Alabama
5 6:00 PM
#7 LSU vs. #10 Ole Miss
3,568
6 8:30 PM
#6 Texas A&M vs. #11 Florida
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 3
7 12:00 PM
#1 South Carolina vs. #8 Georgia
SECN 5,702
8 2:30 PM
#4 Kentucky vs. #12 Alabama
9 6:00 PM
#2 Mississippi St. vs. #7 LSU
4,330
10 8:30 PM
#3 Missouri vs. #6 Texas A&M
Semifinals – Saturday, March 4
11 5:00 PM
#1 South Carolina vs #4 Kentucky
ESPNU 7,554
12 7:30 PM
#2 Mississippi St. vs #6 Texas A&M
Championship – Sunday, March 5
13 2:30 PM
#1 South Carolina vs #2 Mississippi State
ESPN 7,715
*Game times in EST. # – Rankings denote tournament seed

Bracket

  First round
Wednesday, March 1
SECN
Second round
Thursday, March 2
SECN
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 3
SECN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 4
ESPNU
Championship
Sunday, March 5
ESPN
                                               
1 South Carolina 72  
    8 Georgia 48  
8 Georgia 56
9 Auburn 52  
  1 South Carolina 89  
  4 Kentucky 77  
4 Kentucky 65
    12 Alabama 55  
5 Tennessee 64
    12 Alabama 72  
12 Alabama 77
13 Vanderbilt 57  
1 South Carolina 59
2 Mississippi St. 49
2 Mississippi St. 78  
    7 LSU 61  
7 LSU 65
10 Ole Miss 49  
  2 Mississippi St. 66
  6 Texas A&M 50  
3 Missouri 48
    6 Texas A&M 62  
6 Texas A&M 67
    11 Florida 48  
11 Florida 71
14 Arkansas 61  

See also

References

External links

  • Official website
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