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SEC basketball tournament preview

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SEC tournament

When/where: Today-Sunday; Georgia Dome, Atlanta.

Outlook: It has been a tough season for the league, with only No. 1 Florida ranked in the final regular-season polls. There's a lot at stake for several teams on the NCAA Tournament bubble or trying for higher seeds, including Arkansas and Tennessee. The Razorbacks are coming off a bad loss to Alabama but have won seven of nine. The Vols have won five of six, including four straight. But don't sleep on Georgia, which was one of the most improved teams in the league in the second half.

Florida: The Gators (29-2, 18-0) stayed focused on one game at a time all season, Now they have to avoid looking past teams they have already seen and defeated. If seeds hold, the Gators will have to defeat Kentucky for a third time this season to win the title.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

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