Mike Strange: SEC has a plan to get basketball out of the dumps

Mike Strange
Tennessee's Antonio Barton stumbles over Auburn's Allen Payne as they both try to gain possession of the ball during an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee went on to win the game 78-67. (AP Photo/The Daily Times, Daryl Sullivan)

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Tennessee's Antonio Barton stumbles over Auburn's Allen Payne as they both try to gain possession of the ball during an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee went on to win the game 78-67. (AP Photo/The Daily Times, Daryl Sullivan)

In the land where college football is king, college basketball is trying to be more than a time-filler.

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Comments » 3

wigmeister writes:

Good luck!

stevefromjasper writes:

They could always schedule traditional opponents like Tennessee and Kentucky to play each other twice every year. They could play 20 conference games and have every team eliminate 2 cupcake games that way. They could promise season ticket holders never to tip off a game after 8 p.m. at the latest. My guess is that they would summarily dismiss all of these ideas with an emphatic "no".

fannotsheep writes:

Let's see. How could we make the SEC better? Well, we could allow Tennessee to have its basketballs back and hire the guy 90 percent of its fans want to coach the team. Back when Pearl was leading the way, the Vols and the SEC were prime time.

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