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UK Women Earn No. 3 Seed in 2020 SEC Tournament

Matthew Mitchell at Madness - photo by Brendon D. Miller - Bluegrass Sports Nation

Wildcats receive double-bye and will play in quarterfinals Friday night 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After finishing Southeastern Conference play with a 10-6 record, the No. 15 University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has secured the No. 3 seed in the 2020 Southeastern Conference Tournament. 

The SEC Tournament will be played this year at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. The event begins with two first-round games Wednesday, followed by four second-round games Thursday and four quarterfinal games Friday. The semifinals will take place Saturday while the championship will be decided Sunday at 2 p.m. ET. All games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks. 

With the No. 3 seed, UK will receive a double bye and play in Friday’s quarterfinals at approx. 8:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network either v. sixth-seeded Tennessee, 11th-seeded Missouri or 14th-seeded Ole Miss. 

This is the 11th top-four finish in the league for Kentucky under head coach Matthew Mitchell. The Wildcats have won 10 or more league games 10 times under Mitchell. The Wildcats finished the regular season 21-7 for their 10th 20-win season under Mitchell. 

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