Former FSU quarterback Danny Kanell lights up ‘desperate’ SEC after early March Madness success

The SEC is riding Kentucky’s coattails, desperate for any college basketball success.

At least that’s what former Florida State quarterback Danny Kanell believes after a relatively successful opening round for the conference.

The SEC finished a perfect 4-0 in the first day of NCAA Tournament play, with No. 3 Tennessee blowing out No. 14 Wright State, No. 5 Kentucky holding off No. 12 Davidson, No. 9 Alabama slipping past No. 8 Virginia Tech and No. 6 Florida beating St. Bonaventure handedly.

The conference should celebrate its wins (to an extent). But it also has to understand it a ways to go if the SEC hopes to one day compete with the powerhouse ACC.

According to the  ACC’s official website, the conference is the winningest in NCAA Tournament history. It is the only conference not to have a losing record in NCAA Tournament play since 1987. Two teams from the conference have won a national title in the last three seasons (Duke in 2015 and North Carolina in 2017).

And with Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Syracuse, Florida State and Clemson still alive, another championship could be in the works for the conference.

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