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  • Kevin Knox named SEC co-freshman of the year, Rick Barnes COY, Grant Williams POY

    SEC Media Relations

    2018 SEC MENíS BASKETBALL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

    Birmingham, Ala. Ė The Southeastern Conference unveiled its menís basketball coachesí postseason awards Tuesday.

    Tennesseeís Rick Barnes earned SEC Coach of the Year honors and Grant Williams was selected the SEC Player of the Year by the leagueís coaches. Georgiaís Juwan Parker earned SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year; Alabamaís Collin Sexton and Kentuckyís Kevin Knox were tabbed SEC Co-Freshman of the Year; Missouriís Jontay Porter and Tennesseeís Lamontť Turner were voted SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year; and South Carolinaís Chris Silva and Texas A&Mís Robert Williams were named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year.

    First-team and second-team All-SEC honorees, All-Freshman team, All-Defensive team, along with Player, Coach and Freshman, Defensive, Sixth-Man and Scholar-Athlete of the Year were chosen by the leagueís 14 coaches. Ties were not broken.

    A complete list of the 2018 SEC Menís Basketball postseason awards follows:

    First Team All-SEC

    Jaylen Barford, Arkansas
    Chris Chiozza, Florida
    Yante Maten, Georgia
    Kevin Knox, Kentucky
    Kassius Robertson, Missouri
    Chris Silva, South Carolina
    Grant Williams, Tennessee
    Tyler Davis, Texas A&M


    Second Team All-SEC
    Collin Sexton, Alabama
    Daryl Macon, Arkansas
    Bryce Brown, Auburn
    Jared Harper, Auburn
    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kentucky
    Quinndary Weatherspoon, Miss. State
    Admiral Schofield, Tennessee
    Jeff Roberson, Vanderbilt

    All-Freshman Team

    Collin Sexton, Alabama
    Daniel Gafford, Arkansas
    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kentucky
    Kevin Knox, Kentucky
    Tremont Waters, LSU
    Nick Weatherspoon, Miss. State
    Jontay Porter, Missouri
    TJ Starks, Texas A&M

    All-Defensive Team
    Donta Hall, Alabama
    Anfernee McLemore, Auburn
    Chris Chiozza, Florida
    Chris Silva, South Carolina
    Robert Williams, Texas A&M


    Coach of the Year: Rick Barnes, Tennessee

    Player of the Year: Grant Williams, Tennessee

    Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Juwan Parker, Georgia

    Co-Freshman of the Year: Collin Sexton, Alabama & Kevin Knox, Kentucky

    Co-Sixth-Man of the Year: Jontay Porter, Missouri & Lamontť Turner, Tennessee

    Co-Defensive Player of the Year: Chris Silva, South Carolina & Robert Williams, Texas A&M
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