March Madness was a bust for SEC basketball

No conference outdoes the for boastfulness, and its combination of hubris and triumphs means no conference gets mocked more when it stumbles.

So, the  is smothered in egg after five of its six Tournament qualifiers were eliminated in the first or second round.

LSU peaked in early December.

So did Alabama, and the Crimson Tide also had to deal with an injury to star guard Jahvon Quinerly in its first-round Tournament loss.

peaked in January.

was never the same after February injuries to TyTy and Sahvir Wheeler, even though those players returned before March Madness.

picked a bad day to go cold from 3-point range.

But those are excuses, and no one wants to hear them.

Call this what it is, a massive bust for a conference that puffed out its chest all season.

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