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Tyler Greenawalt | NCAA.com | February 22, 2016

College basketball: SEC coaches try to say something nice about their rivals

It's rivalry week in college basketball. And in the spirit of friendship, the SEC Network asked the conference's men's and women's basketball coaches to say something nice about their most disliked adversaries.

They tried. They failed.

Most couldn't think of anything to say at all. Others complimented the arena instead. And then Kentucky's John Calipari dropped the best line at the end of the video.

Once the games begin, we're sure these coaches won't be this quiet for long.

Here's the rundown for this week's SEC men's and women's basketball games:

Monday, Feb. 22:

Women's: South Carolina at Alabama, 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Tuesday, Feb. 23:

Alabama at Kentucky, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

LSU at Arkansas, 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

Vanderbilt at Florida, 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Missouri at Ole Miss, 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Wednesday, Feb. 24:

Georgia at Auburn, 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Mississippi State at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Tennessee at South Carolina, 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Thursday, Feb. 25:

Women's: Arkansas at Georgia, 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: Missouri at Kentucky, 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: Texas A&M at Euburn, 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: Mississippi State at Vanderbilt, 8 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: Tennessee at Alabama, 8:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: Florida at LSU, 8:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Women's: South Carolina at Ole Miss, 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.

Saturday, Feb. 27:

Ole Miss at Georgia, 12 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

South Carolina at Mississippi State, 2:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Kentucky at Vanderbilt, 4 p.m. ET on CBS.

Texas A&M at Missouri, 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

Auburn at Alabama, 5 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Arkansas at Tennessee, 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Florida at LSU, 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

 

 

 

 

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