Coaches put Dupree on 2nd team All-SEC squad

LSU forward Ronald Dupree earned second team All-Southeastern Conference honors Monday on the team voted by the league coaches and announced by the league. Dupree, a junior from Biloxi, Miss., moved up one team from his sophomore season when he finished on the third team as voted by the coaches.

Dupree is averaging 16.7 points per game and 8.6 rebounds as the leading scorer and rebounder for the 16-13 LSU Tigers entering Thursday's SEC Tournament game at Noon CST at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta against Vanderbilt.

Alabama swept the major awards voted on by the league coaches, as Crimson Tide head coach Mark Gottfried was awarded SEC Coach of the Year honors while forward/center Erwin Dudley was named SEC Player of the Year and guard Maurice Williams earned SEC Freshman of the Year honors.

A complete list of the 2002 SEC Men's Basketball All-SEC Teams:

First Team

Erwin Dudley, Alabama; Udonis Haslem, Florida; Jarvis Hayes, Georgia; Tayshaun Prince, Kentucky; Vincent Yarbrough, Tennessee

Second Team

Matt Bonner, Florida;Brett Nelson, Florida; Ronald Dupree, LSU; Justin Reed, Ole Miss; Mario Austin, Mississippi State; Marcus Haislip, Tennessee

Third Team

Rod Grizzard, Alabama; Jannero Pargo, Arkansas; Ezra Williams, Georgia; Jamel Bradley, South Carolina; Matt Freije,Vanderbilt

SEC All-Freshman Team

Maurice Williams, Alabama; Brandon Robinson, Auburn; David Lee, Florida; Chuck Hayes, Kentucky; Brian Thornton, Vanderbilt

SEC Coach of the Year

Mark Gottfried, Alabama

SEC Player of the Year

Erwin Dudley, Alabama

SEC Freshman of the Year

Maurice Williams, Alabama

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