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Tennessee captures SEC East title, earns No. 2 seed in SEC Baseball Tournament

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The Tennessee Volunteers have won the SEC East baseball crown for the first time since 1997. They were able to do so with a win over South Carolina, coupled with a loss by Vanderbilt. The Vols held on for a 5-4 win over the Gamecocks, winning another series and capturing the No. 2 seed in this week’s SEC Baseball Tournament.

Tennessee (42-14, 20-10) will now play on Wednesday, set to take on the winner of South Carolina-Alabama. That game is slated to begin in the 2 p.m. ET slot, following game five, which features Mississippi State.

The full bracket is listed below.

The Tournament will run in Hoover, Alabama from Tuesday through Sunday, with the championship game coming on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET.


Full Schedule

Tuesday, May 25

Game 1 (10:30 a.m.) - #6 Florida vs. # 11 Kentucky [SEC Network]

Game 2 (TBD) - #7 South Carolina vs. #10 Alabama [SEC Network]

Game 3 (5:30 p.m.) - #8 Georgia vs. #9 LSU [SEC Network]

Game 4 (TBD) - #5 Ole Miss vs. #12 Auburn [SEC Network]

Wednesday, May 26

Game 5 (10:30 a.m.) - #3 Mississippi State vs. Winner Game 1 [SEC Network]

Game 6 (TBD) - #2 Tennessee vs. Winner Game 2 [SEC Network]

Game 7 (5:30 p.m.) - #1 Arkansas vs. Winner Game 3 [SEC Network]

Game 8 (TBD) - #4 Vanderbilt vs. Winner Game 4 [SEC Network]

Thursday, May 27

Game 9 (10:30 a.m.) - Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6 [SEC Network]

Game 10 (TBD) - Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8 [SEC Network]

Game 11 (5:30 p.m.) - Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 [SEC Network]

Game 12 (TBD) - Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 [SEC Network]

Friday, May 28

Game 13 (4:00 p.m.) - Winner Game 9 vs. Loser Game 11 [SEC Network]

Game 14 (TBD) - Winner Game 10 vs. Loser 12 [SEC Network]

Saturday, May 29

Game 15 (1 p.m.) - Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 11 [SEC Network]

Game 16 ( TBD) - Winner Game 14 vs. Winner Game 12 [SEC Network]

Sunday, May 30

Game 17 (3 p.m.) - Winner Game 15 vs. Winner Game 16 [ESPN2]