SCOUT SELECTS ALL-SEC TEAMS

See who SCOUT tabbed as the SEC Player and Coach of the Year as well as our picks for the All-SEC first, second and freshman teams.

The regular season is in the rearview mirror for Southeastern Conference basketball, and SCOUT is handing out honors for the best and brightest during the 18-game league schedule.

Below are our selections for First- and Second-Team All-SEC, Freshman All-SEC, Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Most Improved Player.

Statistics provided are conference-only. All-SEC teams are listed in alphabetical order by school, not order of selection.

ALL-SEC FIRST TEAM


Bobby Portis, Arkansas – 18.6 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 56.0% FGs

- Led the league in scoring (one point more than Moody), second in rebounding

K.T. Harrell, Auburn – 18.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 44.5% 3s

- Shot 46.2% from the field, 85.1% from the line; led SEC in made threes per game (2.9)

Aaron Harrison, Kentucky – 11.9 ppg, 1.4 spg, 81.7% FTs

- Leading scorer and second in minutes per game for undefeated Kentucky in league play

Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky – 10.8 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.4 bpg

- Ultra-efficient in the post, shot 58.3% from the field, 81.5% from the line

Jarell Martin, LSU – 16.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 52.2% FGs

- Top five in scoring and rebounding; averaged 22.8 points in final five games

Jordan Mickey, LSU – 15.8 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 3.6 bpg

- Nation’s leader in blocked shots rejected 62 in 17 SEC games, shot 50.7% from the field

Stefan Moody, Ole Miss – 18.6 ppg, 2.0 spg, 90.7% FTs

- Second in the league in scoring, tops in free-throw percentage; made 44 threes in SEC play

Danuel House, Texas A&M – 16.2 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 41.1% 3s

- Finished fourth in scoring in the league, second in made threes and third in three-point percentage

ALL-SEC SECOND TEAM


Michael Qualls, Arkansas – 15.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 1.6 apg
Marcus Thornton, Georgia – 11.1 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 45.5% FGs
Devin Booker, Kentucky – 11.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 41.8% 3s
Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky – 8.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.5 bpg
Keith Hornsby, LSU – 13.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 39.7% 3s
Josh Richardson, Tennessee – 15.1 ppg, 3.7 apg, 1.9 apg
Jalen Jones, Texas A&M – 13.8 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 77.8% FTs
Damian Jones, Vanderbilt – 12.6 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 2.1 bpg

ALL-SEC FRESHMAN TEAM


Devin Robinson, Florida – 6.8 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 43.6% FGs
Devin Booker, Kentucky – 11.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 41.8% 3s
Trey Lyles, Kentucky – 8.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 53.1% FGs
Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky – 10.8 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.4 bpg
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky – 5.2 ppg, 3.5 apg, 77.8% FTs
Jalyn Patterson, LSU – 8.8 ppg, 2.6 apg, 38.2% 3s
Wade Baldwin IV, Vanderbilt – 9.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 4.4 apg
Riley LaChance, Vanderbilt – 12.2 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 38.5% 3s

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Player of the Year: Bobby Portis, Arkansas

Coach of the Year: John Calipari, Kentucky

- Tie for second between Texas A&M’s Billy Kennedy (strong start to SEC season) and Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings (strong finish to SEC season)

Freshman of the Year: Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky

Defensive Player of the Year: Jordan Mickey, LSU

Most Improved Player: Tim Quarterman, LSU


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