1. South Carolina at Georgia. NBA defections significantly altered this year’s Bulldogs team. Final regular season home game for Georgia’s seniors. Despite the worst record in the SEC, job security isn’t an issue for Darrin Horn.
4. Vanderbilt at Tennessee. Vols recent performance has made an impression at Vanderbilt. Second, third or fifth for Tennessee. A win today and a Kentucky win tomorrow means a second-place tie for the Vols and a first-round conference tournament bye.
5. “Would these Vols be better if Bruce Pearl had not been fired?”
6. Arkansas at Mississippi State. Both the Razorbacks and Bulldogs part of the middle-of-the-pack logjam in the SEC standings. Brian Bryant and Dee Bost will be recognized as part of Senior Day ceremonies in Starkville today.
7. Kentucky at Florida (Sunday). Gators have never hosted a No. 1 team at the O’Connell Center. Florida’s the last thing that stands between the Wildcats and an undefeated conference run. Kentucky is thinking about Syracuse.
8. This weekend’s games and plenty of comments on Kentucky from ESPN’s analysts.
10. Florida linebacker Neiron Ball says he can play football again.
11. Happy 50th birthday – Herschel Walker.
12. Gregg Doyel on the Willie Lyles investigation. “The NCAA is screwing up the Oregon case.”
13. Harvard is on the verge of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1946.