The SEC tournament is upon us. March 8 marks the first round of SEC tournament action, and the eight teams that make up the conference's first four games need big performances from their star athletes if they hope to make the NCAA tournament.
Many of these eight teams are still vying for an NCAA tournament bid. The easiest way to do that is to win. Some of these teams need to win the entire conference tournament to make the Big Dance, while others need to win one or two games to solidify their case.
But with all eight teams shooting for the same goal, star performances will determine which team gets to advance. Here are four key players that will need to play their best for their team to win.