March 2, 2014
SEC Tournament Central | SEC Tournament Bracket
When Vanderbilt takes the court next, the Commodores will be in Duluth, Ga., for the 2014 SEC Tournament.
After Sunday's loss to Kentucky, the Commodores received the No. 8 seed in the tournament and will play ninth-seeded Georgia at 11 a.m. CT in Thursday's second round.
Vanderbilt and Georgia finished 7-9 in the SEC and were among five teams tied with identical league records. Vanderbilt defeated Georgia 66-58 on January 2 at Memorial Gym in the only meeting between the two schools this season.
Should Vanderbilt defeat Georgia, the Commodores will face top-seeded South Carolina at 11 a.m. Friday.
Vanderbilt received the No. 8 seed by virtue of losing the tiebreaker to Auburn and Alabama and winning the tiebreaker over Georgia and LSU.
To break the tie between the five schools, head-to-head winning percentage was used. Auburn had a 66.7 percent winning percentage against the other four teams and received the No. 6 seed.
The same formula was used to break the tie between Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Vanderbilt. Alabama finished undefeated against the other three schools and received the No. 7 seed.
In the tiebreaker between Georgia, LSU and Vanderbilt, the Commodores went 2-0 against the other two, and, therefore, received the No. 8 seed.