2015 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament
The 2015 Southeastern Conference Women's Basketball Tournament was the postseason women's basketball tournament for the Southeastern Conference held at Verizon Arena, now known as Simmons Bank Arena. in North Little Rock, Arkansas from March 4 through 8, 2015. The tournament consisted of five rounds and included all 14 SEC teams. Seeds 5 through 10 received a first-round bye, and the top four seeds received a "double bye" through the first and second rounds.
|2015 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament|
North Little Rock, AR
|Champions||South Carolina (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Dawn Staley (1st title)|
|MVP||Aleighsa Welch (South Carolina)|
|Television||SEC Network, ESPN, ESPNU|
|2014–15 SEC women's basketball standings|
|#3 South Carolina*†||15||–||1||.938||34||–||3||.919|
|#12 Mississippi State||11||–||5||.688||27||–||7||.794|
|#21 Texas A&M||10||–||6||.625||23||–||10||.697|
|† 2015 SEC Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
|2015 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament seeds|
|1||South Carolinac‡†||15–1||29–2||1–0 vs. Tennessee|
|2||Tennesseec†||15–1||28–4||0–1 vs. South Carolina|
|4||LSU†||10–6||17–13||1–0 vs. Kentucky; 1–1 vs. Texas A&M; 1–0 vs. Mississippi State|
|5||Texas A&M#||10–6||23–9||1–0 vs. Kentucky; 1–1 vs. LSU; 0–1 vs. Mississippi State|
|6||Kentucky#||10–6||23–9||0–2 vs. Texas A&M, LSU|
|7||Missouri#||7–9||17–13||1–0 vs. Ole Miss|
|8||Ole Miss#||7–9||17–13||0–1 vs. Missouri|
|9||Arkansas#||6–10||17–13||1–0 vs. Georgia|
|10||Georgia#||6–10||19–12||0–1 vs. Arkansas|
|11||Vanderbilt||5–11||15–16||1–1 vs. Florida; 1–1 vs. Mississippi State|
|12||Florida||5–11||13–17||1–1 vs. Vanderbilt; 0–1 vs. Mississippi State|
|‡ – Tournament No. 1 seed.|
c – SEC Regular Season co-champions.
† – Received a double-bye in the conference tournament.
# – Received a single-bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the SEC Tournament.
|First Round – Wednesday, March 4|
|Second Round – Thursday, March 5|
|Quarterfinals – Friday, March 6|
|Semifinals – Saturday, March 7|
|Championship – Sunday, March 8|
|*Game times in CT. # – Rankings denote tournament seed.|
Wednesday, March 4
Thursday, March 5
Friday, March 6
Saturday, March 7
Sunday, March 8
- MVP – Aleighsa Welch, South Carolina
- All-Tournament Team – Makayla Epps (Kentucky), Cierra Burdick (Tennessee), Jordan Reynolds (Tennessee), Aleighsa Welch (South Carolina), and Alaina Coates (South Carolina)
- "North Little Rock Site Of 2015 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament". SEC. November 17, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- "SEC 2015 Women's Basketball Tournament". Verizon Arena. Archived from the original on 2014-05-24. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- Game 2 Boxscore
- Game 6 Boxscore
- Game 8 Boxscore
- "South Carolina downs UT to win tournament". Associated Press. secsports.com. March 8, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2015.