Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tyler Ulis Named SEC Player and Defensive Player of the Year

Kentucky's Tyler Ulis has been named Southeastern Conference Player and Defensive Player of the Year.

Ulis and UK freshman Jamal Murray are also First Team All-SEC.

Murray is also on the league's All-Freshman Team.

First Team All-SEC

Retin Obasohan, Alabama - G, 6-2, 210, Sr., Antwerp, Belgium
Jamal Murray, Kentucky - G, 6-4, 207, Fr., Kitchener, Ontario
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky - G, 5-9, 160, So., Chicago, Ill.
Ben Simmons, LSU - F, 6-10, 240, Fr., Melbourne, Australia
Stefan Moody, Ole Miss - G, 5-10, 179, Sr., Kissimmee, Fla.
Michael Carrera, South Carolina - F, 6-5, 214, Sr., Anzo√°tegui, Venezuela
Jalen Jones, Texas A&M - G/F, 6-7, 220, Sr., Dallas, Texas
Damian Jones, Vanderbilt - C, 7-0, 245, Jr., Baton Rouge, La.

Second Team All-SEC

Moses Kingsley, Arkansas - F, 6-10, 230, Jr., Abuja, Nigeria
Dorian Finney-Smith, Florida - F, 6-8, 220, Sr., Portsmouth, Va.
J.J. Frazier, Georgia - 5-10, 155, G, Jr., Glennville, Ga.
Yante Maten, Georgia - 6-8, 240, F, So., Pontiac, Mich.
Kevin Punter Jr., Tennessee - G, 6-2, 190, Sr., Bronx, N.Y. A
lex Caruso, Texas A&M - G, 6-5, 186, Sr., College Station, Texas
Danuel House, Texas A&M - G, 6-7, 212, Sr., Fresno, Texas
Wade Baldwin IV, Vanderbilt - G, 6-3, 194, So., Belle Mead, N.J.

SEC All-Freshman Team

KeVaughn Allen, Florida - G, 6-2, 183, Fr., Little Rock, Ark.
Jamal Murray, Kentucky - G, 6-4, 207, Fr., Kitchener, Ontario
Antonio Blakeney, LSU - G, 6-4, 190, Fr., Sarasota, Fla.
Ben Simmons, LSU - F, 6-10, 240, Fr., Melbourne, Australia
Quinndary Weatherspoon, Mississippi State - G, 6-4, 202, Fr., Canton, Miss.
Kevin Puryear, Missouri - F, 6-7, 236, Fr., Blue Springs, Mo.
Tyler Davis, Texas A&M - C, 6-10, 265, Fr., Plano, Texas
DJ Hogg, Texas A&M - F, 6-8, 216, Fr., Plano, Texas

SEC All-Defensive Team

Retin Obasohan, Alabama - G, 6-2, 210, Sr., Antwerp, Belgium
Moses Kingsley, Arkansas - F, 6-10, 230, Jr., Abuja, Nigeria
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky - G, 5-9, 160, So., Chicago, Ill.
Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina - G, 6-5, 215, Jr., Lancaster, S.C.
Alex Caruso, Texas A&M - G, 6-5, 186, Sr., College Station, Texas
Luke Kornet, Vanderbilt - F, 7-1, 240, Jr., Lantana, Texas

SEC Coach of the Year: Billy Kennedy, Texas A&M
SEC Player of the Year:  Tyler Ulis, Kentucky
SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year:  Retin Obasohan, Alabama
SEC Freshman of the Year:  Ben Simmons, LSU
SEC Sixth-Man of the Year: Duane Notice, South Carolina
SEC Defensive Player of the Year:  Tyler Ulis, Kentucky

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