Some big news out of Nashville this morning, although it’s not all that surprising.
From today’s SEC Media Day, the media picked Kentucky to win the Southeastern Conference this season, followed by Florida and Texas A&M. It marks the 12th time UK has been the preseason favorite since the 1998â€99 season.
Preseason Media Poll
- Texas A&M
- South Carolina
- Ole Miss
- Mississippi State
Then in individual accomplishments, Bam Adebayo and De’Aaron Fox were named First Team All-SEC, while Isaiah Briscoe and Malik Monk made the league’s Second Team.
First Team Allâ€SEC
Moses Kingsley – Arkansas, F, 6â€10, 230, Sr., Abuja, Nigeria
J.J. Frazier – Georgia, G, 5â€10, 155, Sr., Glennville, Ga.
Edrice “Bam” Adebayo – Kentucky, F, 6â€10, 260, Fr., Little Washington, N.C.
De’Aaron Fox – Kentucky, G, 6â€3, 187, Fr., Houston, Texas
Tyler Davis – Texas A&M, C, 6â€10, 270, So., Plano, Texas
Second Team Allâ€SEC
KeVaughn Allen – Florida, G, 6â€2, 183, So., Little Rock, Ark.
Yante Maten – Georgia, F, 6â€8, 240, Jr., Pontiac, Mich.
Isaiah Briscoe – Kentucky, G, 6â€3, 210, So., Newark, N.J.
Malik Monk – Kentucky, G, 6â€3, 200, Fr., Lepanto, Ark.
Antonio Blakeney – LSU, G, 6â€4, 190, So., Sarasota, Fla.
Quinndary Weatherspoon – Mississippi State, G, 6â€4, 202, So., Canton, Miss.
Luke Kornet – Vanderbilt, F, 7â€1, 250, Sr., Lantana, Texas
Moses Kingsley of Arkansas is your Preseason Player of the Year.