The coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams consist of a minimum of eight players on each squad, voted on by the SEC Head Men's Basketball Coaches. No ties were broken and no predicted order of finish was made.
A list of the 2008 SEC Men's Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows.
FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC Pos Ht Wt Cl Richard Hendrix, Alabama# F 6-8 265 JR Patrick Beverley, Arkansas G 6-1 180 SO Ramel Bradley, Kentucky G 6-2 199 SR Tasmin Mitchell, LSU# F 6-7 230 JR Jamont Gordon, Miss. State# G/F 6-4 230 JR Charles Rhodes, Miss. State F/C 6-8 245 SR Chris Lofton, Tennessee# G 6-2 200 SR Shan Foster, Vanderbilt# G/F 6-6 205 SR SECOND TEAM ALL-SEC Pos Ht Wt Cl Alonzo Gee, Alabama F 6-6 215 JR Steven Hill, Arkansas F/C 7-0 245 SR Charles Thomas, Arkansas F 6-8 231 SR Sonny Weems, Arkansas F 6-6 203 SR Marreese Speights, FloridaF/C 6-10 250 SO Sundiata Gaines, Georgia G 6-1 210 SR Joe Crawford, Kentucky G 6-5 221 SR Dwayne Curtis, Ole Miss C 6-8 262 SR JaJuan Smith, Tennessee G 6-2 195 SR Tyler Smith, Tennessee F 6-7 215 SO #-Unanimous Selection; Ties are not broken