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2018 SEC Men's Basketball Awards announced

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SEC Staff
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Birmingham, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference unveiled its men's basketball coaches' postseason awards Tuesday.

Tennessee's Rick Barnes earned SEC Coach of the Year honors and Grant Williams was selected the SEC Player of the Year by the league's coaches. Georgia's Juwan Parker earned SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year; Alabama's Collin Sexton and Kentucky's Kevin Knox were tabbed SEC Co-Freshman of the Year; Missouri's Jontay Porter and Tennessee's Lamonté Turner were voted SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year; and South Carolina's Chris Silva and Texas A&M's 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 league's 14 coaches. Ties were not broken.

A complete list of the 2018 SEC Men's 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

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

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