South Carolina makes SEC complete in Sweet 16 runs

South Carolina makes SEC complete in Sweet 16 runs

March 21st, 2017 by David Paschall in Sports - College

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, second from left, is hugged by Chris Silva, left, as they celebrate after a second-round game against Duke in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Photo by The Associated Press /Times Free Press.

With its 88-81 upset of Duke on Sunday night, South Carolina became the last current member of the Southeastern Conference to advance to the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16 since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. Here are the deepest NCAA tourney runs by each current SEC school since 1985 (Missouri and Texas A&M had their deepest runs before joining the league):

* Alabama Elite Eight (2004)

* Arkansas Champion (1994)

* Auburn Elite Eight (1986)

* Florida Champion (2006 & 2007)

* Georgia Final Four (1983)

* Kentucky Champion (1996, 1998 & 2012)

* LSU Final Four (1986, 2006)

* Ole Miss Sweet 16 (2001)

* Mississippi State Final Four (1996)

* Missouri Elite Eight (1994, 2002 & 2009)

* South Carolina Sweet 16 (2017)

* Tennessee Elite Eight (2010)

* Texas A&M Sweet 16 (2007, 2016)

* Vanderbilt Sweet 16 (1988, 1993, 2004 & 2007)

Note: Vandy did make an Elite Eight appearance in 1965, when the NCAA field consisted of just 23 teams.

Document: Men's NCAA tournament bracket

Bracket for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

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