NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Almost every team in the Southeastern Conference has at least some hope of taking home the tournament championship after a wild season.
Florida. Tennessee. Kentucky. Mississippi. Alabama. Shoot, maybe even Vanderbilt playing a couple miles away from home has a shot.
Gators coach Billy Donovan says there are a lot of teams capable of winning the tournament feels it is wide open. Florida is the top-seed and favorite going in, but the Volunteers are the league's hottest team.
Some see the conference as being down this season, but SEC coaches see a league where any team capable of winning on any night.
Auburn, Texas A&M, South Carolina and Mississippi State face the toughest task, having to win five games in five days starting Wednesday night in this expanded SEC tournament.