clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

2017 SEC Basketball Season Preview

Kentucky has a lot of youth, but they’re still a title contender

The ‘Cats have a lot of youth - more than usual. And yet, they’re still a heavy contender.

South Carolina’s lost a lot from their Final Four run, but should we doubt Frank Martin?

After a run for the ages in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, there is a lot of turnover for the Gamecocks. But Frank Martin has a lot of clout, too.

Alabama’s defense was elite in 2016-17. Can Collin Sexton get the offense to that level?

A Top 10 recruiting class gives Alabama massive upside in 2017-18.

We know by now what Ole Miss is going to do

Ole Miss is going to win around 20 games, go 10-8 in the SEC, and make the NIT. It always happens.

Vanderbilt has an experienced backcourt, but questions up front

Bryce Drew looks like he’s building something special in Nashville.

Georgia has Yante Maten, and still might struggle in the SEC

Yante Maten is one of the SEC’s best players, but the Bulldogs have question marks seemingly everyone else.

Tennessee’s probably a year away, but this should be a fun team anyway

Rick Barnes is doing this the hard way, but he’s got some nice pieces to work with.

Texas A&M might be a point guard away from being a contender

The Aggies had one problem in 2016-17, but it was a big one.

Auburn has a lot of talented young players! But, um, the FBI investigation.

It’s not often that we have to account for pending federal indictments in our season previews.

This is Ben Howland’s third year at Mississippi State. Howland tends to do well in his third year.

This is Ben Howland’s third year at Mississippi State. Howland tends to do well in his third year.

Will Wade might experience a losing season for the first time in his coaching career

Will Wade has won some recruiting battles already. Wins on the court might not come this year, though.

2017-18 SEC Basketball Season Preview: Missouri Tigers

Missouri has Michael Porter Jr.! And, well, they won eight games all of last year...