2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Preseason Teams Announced

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Birmingham, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 14th annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Friday, tipping off the 2017-18 season.

Thirteen different schools are represented on the two teams with Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss and Texas A&M having two selections each. In all, 40 different players received votes for the coaches’ teams.

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.

The 2017-18 season officially tip off this evening with 13 SEC teams in action. Conference play is set to begin on December 30 and the 2018 SEC Tournament will be March 7-11 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.

A list of the 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows:

First Team All-SEC
KeVaughn Allen – Florida
Yante Maten – Georgia
Kevin Knox – Kentucky
Deandre Burnett – Ole Miss
Quinndary Weatherspoon – Mississippi St.
Michael Porter, Jr. – Missouri
Tyler Davis – Texas A&M
Robert Williams – Texas A&M
Matthew Fisher-Davis – Vanderbilt

Second Team All-SEC
Braxton Key – Alabama
Collin Sexton – Alabama
Jaylen Barford – Arkansas
Daryl Macon – Arkansas
Mustapha Heron – Auburn
Chris Chiozza – Florida
Terence Davis – Ole Miss
Hamidou Diallo – Kentucky
Chris Silva – South Carolina
Grant Williams – Tennessee