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    2012 SEC Preseason Awards Announced

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled its eighth annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Wednesday, tipping off another great season of SEC men’s basketball.

    Thirty-two different players received votes for the teams and Alabama, Florida, Kentucky and Vanderbilt led all schools with three selections each while Mississippi State had two selections . 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 2012 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows.

    First Team All-SEC Position Height Weight Class Hometown
    Dee Bost, Mississippi State Guard 6-2 176 SR Concord, NC
    Kenny Boynton, Florida Guard 6-2 189 JR Pompano Beach, FL
    Festus Ezeli, Vanderbilt Center 6-11 255 SR Benin City, Nigeria
    JaMychal Green, Alabama Forward 6-8 228 SR Montgomery, AL
    John Jenkins, Vanderbilt Guard 6-4 220 JR Hendersonville, TN
    Terrence Jones, Kentucky Forward 6-9 252 SO Portland, OR
    Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt Guard/Forward 6-7 225 SR Norrkoping, Sweden
    Erving Walker, Florida Guard 5-8 177 SR Brooklyn, NY

    Second Team All-SEC Position Height Weight Class Hometown
    Reginald Buckner, Ole Miss Forward 6-9 225 JR Memphis, TN
    Doron Lamb, Kentucky Guard 6-4 210 SO Queens, NY
    Darius Miller, Kentucky Guard 6-8 235 SR Maysville, KY
    Tony Mitchell, Alabama Forward 6-6 210 JR Swainsboro, GA
    Marshawn Powell, Arkansas Forward 6-7 235 JR Newport News, VA
    Trevor Releford, Alabama Guard 6-1 180 SO Kansas City, MO
    Gerald Robinson, Georgia Guard 6-1 180 SR Nashville, TN
    Renardo Sidney, Mississippi State Forward 6-10 280 JR Jackson, MS
    Patric Young, Florida Forward/Center 6-9 247 SO Jacksonville, FL