Alabama forward Nick Jacobs woke up on Friday with back spams, while Florida forward Erik Murphy has dealt with a swollen knee over the past three days. Despite the injuries, both were instrumental in their team's victories in the SEC quarterfinals. On Saturday, the Crimson Tide will look to bolster their NCAA tournament at-large hopes with a win over the Gators.
Tennessee shot 51.8 percent from the floor on Thursday to defeat Mississippi State 69-53 and earn a berth in the SEC quarterfinals against Alabama. Will it be enough for the Volunteers to receive an at-large berth into the NCAA tournament? Bulldogs coach Rick Ray thinks so.
Here's everything you need to know from college basketball's last Saturday of full, regular-season games. Conference tournaments start in a couple of days, people. MARCH! And for all the bubble-heavy rundown, do check Poppin' Bubbles.