Category Archives: Diversion
If football is the cat’s pajamas for an SEC sports fan, this may be the gloomiest time of year:
– 16 days until any SEC school begins spring practice (Alabama hits the practice field on Feb. 24th; Auburn begins on Feb. 28th, and the rest of the SEC doesn’t suit up until the first week of March or later)
– 206 days until SEC football begins (South Carolina at NC State on Thursday, Sept. 3rd)
– 359 days until National Signing Day 2010
The teams of the SEC do have some things going on right now, though. After the jump, a few of the current newsworthy happenings around the greatest conference in college sports:
Now that Alabama’s magical football season is in the books, the Crimson Tide Nation can turn its attention toward basketball, although the ‘Bama sneaker squeakers have already technically played almost half their season.
Alonzo Gee (at right) and Alabama have gotten off to a slow start…relatively. They are 10-3 with zero wins against anyone worth mentioning, but when it comes to basketball, a team only needs enough wins to get into the Big Dance, and that’s where the true competitive spirit hums its hearty tune.