SEC Network to carry early rounds of SEC Basketball Tournament

The SEC Network will have exclusive broadcast rights to the first three rounds of the SEC Basketball Tournament beginning in 2015.

"This is an example of the in-depth basketball coverage the SEC Network will give fans across the country," sand SEC Commissioner Mike Slive in a release. " From November 14 through early March, fans will be able to turn to the SEC Network to follow their favorite SEC basketball teams."

The SEC Network will launch on August 14. ESPN senior vice president Justin Connelly promises that the network "will provide more coverage of SEC men's basketball than ever before".