Vanderbilt basketball picked by media to finish 2nd in SEC

Vanderbilt basketball was picked to finish second in the SEC in a recent media poll. The Commodores were not far behind top pick Kentucky.

First Team All-SEC

Danuel House – Texas A&M, G, 6-7, 212, Sr., Fresno, Texas

Damian Jones – Vanderbilt, C, 7-0, 245, Jr., Baton Rouge, La.

Skal Labissiere – Kentucky, F, 6-11, 225, Fr., Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Stefan Moody – Ole Miss, G, 5-10, 179, Sr., Kissimmee, Fla.

Ben Simmons – LSU, F, 6-10, 225, Fr., Melbourne, Australia

Tyler Ulis – Kentucky, G, 5-9, 160, So., Lima, Ohio

 

Second Team All-SEC

Dorian Finney-Smith – Florida, F, 6-8, 220, Sr., Portsmouth, Va.

Malik Newman – Mississippi State, G, 6-3, 178, Fr., Jackson, Miss.

Charles Mann – Georgia, G, 6-5, 215, Sr., Alpharetta, Ga.

Alex Poythress – Kentucky, F, 6-8, 230, Sr., Clarksville, Tenn.

Tim Quarterman – LSU, G, 6-6, 190, Jr., Savannah, Ga.

Alex Caruso – Texas A&M, G, 6-5, 186, Sr., College Station, Texas

 

SEC Player of the Year: Ben Simmons, LSU

 

 

Preseason Media Poll                 Pts

1.    Kentucky                                  406

2.    Vanderbilt                                357

3.    Texas A&M                              344

4.    LSU                                             333

5.    Georgia                                     266

6.    Florida                                       258

7.    South Carolina                        204

8.    Mississippi State                    203

9.    Ole Miss                                    184

10.  Auburn                                      168

11.  Arkansas                                   118

12.  Tennessee                                 86

13.  Alabama                                      85

14.  Missouri                                      33

 


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