Auburn Gets 5-seed in Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament After Winning SEC Championship
The Auburn Tigers have grabbed a 5-seed in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament after a dominating win over Tennessee in the SEC Championship today.
Auburn will play 12-seed New Mexico State in the Midwest Region on Thursday.
The Tigers won the SEC Championship for the first time since 1985 with a 84-64 victory over UT.
Auburn made 15-40 three point attempts to hold off the Volunteers. Bryce Brown led the way with 19 points, 6-of-11 from the field, while Chuma Okeke brought down a double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds.
It was Auburn’s first SEC title game appearance since 2000 and second overall.