Fowles, a 6-6 junior center, was one of eight first-team All-SEC selections and was one of five there were unanimous as voted on by the league's 12 coaches. The Miami, Fla., native finished conference play ranked second in scoring with 17.5 points per game, first in rebounds with 15.3, second in blocked shots with 2.14, and fifth in field goal percentage with a clip of 54.4. Fowles also became the first player in league history to record a double double in all 14 conference games.
"It is a great individual honor within the confines of some team success," LSU head coach Pokey Chatman said. "When you look at what Sylvia has done in her career here and to come out and be first-team All-SEC facing double and triple teams is tremendous for her."
Chaney, a 5-11 junior guard, was
one of eight second-team All-SEC selections. The
"With Quianna you look at the evolution of Q in terms of her physical body and now her mental basketball has caught up," Chatman added. "It is a great way to cap off the hard work she has put in with this honor."
Hightower, a 5-10 guard, earned one
of eight spots on the SEC All-Freshman team. The
"We knew when we recruited Allison that she was a special player," Chatman said. "To come here at this level with high expectations and be able to contribute to our team is tremendous. She is going to continue to get better because she works so hard."
Fowles, who also earned first-team All-SEC last season, is the ninth LSU player to repeat as a first-team selection.
Price was also named Defensive
Player of the Year, while
LSU opens the 2007 SEC Tournament
on Friday at 6 p.m. CST in the second round as the No. 4 seed. The Lady Tigers
will play either fifth-seeded Ole Miss or No. 12 Alabama in the