Three Basketball Vols Named Preseason All-SEC

October 31, 2007

The Southeastern Conference unveiled its fourth annual men’s
basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams, Wednesday, to tip off another great season of SEC men’s basketball.

Arkansas led all schools with four selections. Alabama’s Richard Hendrix, LSU’s Tasmin Mitchell, Mississippi State’s Jamont Gordon, Tennessee’s Chris Lofton and Vanderbilt’s Shan Foster were unanimous first team selections.

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 2008 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows.


Richard Hendrix, Alabama
Patrick Beverley, Arkansas
Ramel Bradley, Kentucky
Tasmin Mitchell, LSU
Jamont Gordon, Miss. State
Charles Rhodes, Miss. State
Chris Lofton, Tennessee
Shan Foster, Vanderbilt


Alonzo Gee, Alabama
Steven Hill, Arkansas
Charles Thomas, Arkansas
Sonny Weems, Arkansas
Marreese Speights, Florida
Sundiata Gaines, Georgia
Joe Crawford, Kentucky
Dwayne Curtis, Ole Miss
JaJuan Smith, Tennessee
Tyler Smith, Tennessee

Story Courtesy: The SEC

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