It’s finally here!  March Madness!  The 2009 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off in Tampa Bay this today and here are a few helpful guidelines this year’s tournament.  
 
For all the action on your favorite SEC team log on to www.SECSports.com!
 
Schedule:
MARCH 12 - OPENING ROUND 
Dr Pepper SEC FanFare - 10am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Game #1 Ole Miss vs Kentucky
Game #2 Georgia vs Missississippi State
Game #3 Vanderbilt vs Alabama
Game #4 Arkansas vs Florida
 
________________________________________MARCH 13 - QUARTERFINALS
Dr Pepper SEC FanFare - 10am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Game #5 LSU vs (Game 1 Winner)
Game #6 South Carolina vs (Game 2 Winner)
Game #7 Tennessee vs (Game 3 Winner)
Game #8 Auburn vs (Game 4 Winner)
 
________________________________________MARCH 14 - SEMIFINALS
Dr Pepper SEC FanFare - 10am-5pm
Game #9 (Winner Game 5) vs (Winner Game 6)
Game #10 (Winner Game 7) vs (Winner Game 8)
 
________________________________________MARCH 15 - CHAMPIONSHIP
Dr Pepper SEC FanFare - 10am-3pm
Game#11 (Winner Game 9) vs (Winner Game 10)
 
 
Click here for your tournament bracket
 
FanFare: Fans from across the nation will come to the Dr Pepper SEC FanFare during the SEC Weekend of Champions in Tampa to partake in the many interactive games and attractions. There will even be chances to meet SEC Basketball Legends. The 2009 event is set for Thursday through Saturday, Mar. 12-15. The 100,000-square-foot attraction is immediately adjacent to the St. Pete Times Forum, home of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
 
MARCH 12 - OPENING ROUND
Location  St. Pete Times Forum VIP West Parking Lot and West Plaza
Schedule  10am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Admission  Free 
 
MARCH 13 - QUARTERFINALS
Location  St. Pete Times Forum VIP West Parking Lot and West Plaza
Schedule  10am-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Admission  Free
 
MARCH 14 - SEMIFINALS
Location  St. Pete Times Forum VIP West Parking Lot and West Plaza
Schedule  10am-5pm
Admission  Free
 
MARCH 15 - CHAMPIONSHIP
Location  St. Pete Times Forum VIP West Parking Lot and West Plaza
Schedule  10am-3pm 
Admission  Free 

Be sure to come out and support your teams, and lets make this a great event!