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SEC bracket set, Arkansas faces USC

BY ANDRES FOCIL
SEC bracket set, Arkansas faces USC

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ soccer team locked up a spot in the Southeastern Conference Tournament a week ago, but with the conclusion of the regular season on Thursday, the seeding has been set.

The Razorbacks are the No. 7 seed and meet 10th-seeded South Carolina in the event’s first game on Monday at 4 p.m. at the Orange Beach Sportsplex in Orange Beach, Ala.Monday’s other game has No. 8 LSU facing No. 9 Ole Miss at 6:30 p.m.

Following an off day on Tuesday, four games are set for Wednesday.

The winner of the Arkansas-South Carolina game plays No. 2 Texas A&M at noon. No. 3 Tennessee meets No. 6 Auburn at 2:30. No. 1 Florida plays the LSU-Ole Miss winner at 5. No. 4 Kentucky takes on No. 5 Missouri at 7:30.

After Thursday’s off day, Friday’s first semifinal is at 4 and the second at 6:30. The championship match is Sunday at 2:30.

All six games on Monday and Wednesday will be available on a stream at SECDigitalNetwork.com. Friday’s semifinals will be on ESPN3 and Sunday’s championship game on ESPNU.

The Razorbacks are 9-9-1 overall and went 6-6-1 in the SEC. The six SEC wins are a school record and the nine wins are the most since the 2008 club went 11-8-0. Arkansas is in the SEC Tournament for the first time since 2000.

SEC Tournament Schedule

MondayNo. 7 Arkansas vs. No. 10 South Carolina, 4 p.m., SECDigitalNetwork.comNo. 8 LSU vs. No. 9 Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m., SECDigitalNetwork.com

WednesdayNo.2 Texas A&M vs. No. 7-10 winner, noon, SECDigitalNetwork.comNo. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 6 Auburn, 2:30 p.m., SECDigitalNetwork.comNo. 1 Florida vs. No. 8-9 winner, 5 p.m., SECDigitalNetwork.comNo. 4 Kentucky vs. No. 5 Missouri, 7:30 p.m., SECDigitalNetwork.com

FridaySemifinal No. 1, 4 p.m., ESPN3Semifinal No. 2, 6:30 p.m., ESPN3

SundayChampionship game, 2:30 p.m., ESPNU



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