Knight, Miller Named Pre-Season All-SEC

Oct. 27, 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight and junior Darius Miller were both named to the coaches’ preseason All-SEC second team as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

Both Knight and Miller were two of the 17 players selected to the first and second teams and Kentucky was one of six schools with multiple selections.

Twenty-nine different players received votes for the teams and Florida led all schools with four selections while Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt had two selections each. In all, nine different schools are represented on the preseason squads.

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 2011 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows.

FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC School Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown
Dee Bost Mississippi State G 6-2 176 Jr. Concord, N.C.
JaMychal Green Alabama F 6-8 228 Jr. Montgomery, Ala.
Scotty Hopson Tennessee G 6-7 200 Jr. Hopkinsville, Ky.
Travis Leslie Georgia G 6-4 205 Jr. Decatur, Ga.
Chandler Parsons Florida F 6-10 218 Sr. Casselberry, Fla.
Marshawn Powell Arkansas F 6-7 220 So. Newport News, Va.
Jeffery Taylor Vanderbilt F 6-7 225 Jr. Norkopping, Sweden
Trey Thompkins Georgia F 6-10 245 Jr. Lithonia, Ga.
Chris Warren Ole Miss G 5-10 168 Sr. Orlando, Fla.
SECOND TEAM ALL-SEC School Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown
Kenny Boynton Florida G 6-2 183 So. Pompano Beach, Fla.
Rotnei Clarke Arkansas G 6-0 184 Jr. Verdigris, Okla.
John Jenkins Vanderbilt G 6-4 215 So. Hendersonville, Tenn.
Ravern Johnson Mississippi St. G 6-7 175 Sr. Lyon, Miss.
Brandon Knight Kentucky G 6-3 195 Fr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Darius Miller Kentucky G 6-7 230 Jr. Maysville, Ky.
Alex Tyus Florida F 6-8 220 Sr. St. Louis, Mo.
Erving Walker Florida G 5-8 171 Jr. Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ties are not broken