Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Kentucky Selected As SEC Preseason Favorite

No surprises here as the Kentucky Wildcats were picked by the SEC and national media to win the conference title, despite having to replace their top six scorers from a year ago. Alabama is picked to finish 6th.

Final voting in the preseason poll looks like this:

1. Kentucky (17) - 328
2. Florida (5) - 310
3. Missouri (1) - 286
4. Tennessee (1) -269
5. Arkansas -226
6. Alabama - 222
7. Ole Miss - 186
8. Georgia - 149
9. Texas A&M - 122
10. Vanderbilt - 120
11. LSU - 116
12. Auburn - 95
13. South Carolina - 54
14. Mississippi State - 37
 
Missouri's Phil Pressey is the preseason pick for SEC Player of the Year. 
 
The preseason 1st team All-SEC:
 
Phil Pressey - Missouri
Nerlens Noel - Kentucky
BJ Young - Arkansas
Kenny Boynton - Florida
Jarnell Stokes - Tennessee
 
The 2nd team All-SEC:

Marshawn Powell -Arkansas
Patric Young - Florida
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope - Georgia
Alex Poythress - Kentucky
Michael Dixon - Missouri
Jeronne Maymon - Tennessee

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