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O'Bryant, Hickey Selected to Preseason All-SEC Teams
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Published: November 08, 2013, 11:13 AM (CT)
by Kent Lowe (@LSUkent), Sr. Associate SID

BATON ROUGE – LSU juniors Johnny O'Bryant III and Anthony Hickey were chosen by the league coaches to the All-SEC preseason teams announced on Friday.

The Tigers open their 2013-14 season at UMass on Tuesday at 10 a.m. CST as part of the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

O'Bryant III, a first-team All-SEC selection last season, was named to the first team, while Hickey, who made the SEC All-Defensive team a year ago, was selected on the second team.

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.

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A list of the 2014 SEC Men's Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows:

First Team All-SEC
Trevor Releford – Alabama, G, 6-0, 190, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.
Patric Young – Florida, C, 6-9, 240, Sr., Jacksonville, Fla.
Julius Randle – Kentucky, F, 6-9, 250, Fr., Dallas, Texas
Johnny O'Bryant III – LSU, F, 6-9, 256 , Jr. , Cleveland, Miss.
Marshall Henderson – Ole Miss, G, 6-2, 177, Sr., Hurst, Texas
Jabari Brown – Missouri, G, 6-5, 214, Jr., Oakland, Calif.
Jordan McRae – Tennessee, G, 6-6, 185, Sr., Midway, Ga.
Jarnell Stokes – Tennessee, F, 6-8, 260, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

Second Team All-SEC
Scottie Wilbekin – Florida, G, 6-2, 176, Sr., Gainesville, Fla.
Willie Cauley-Stein – Kentucky, F, 7-0, 244, So., Olathe, Kan.
Andrew Harrison – Kentucky, G, 6-6, 215, Fr., Richmond, Texas
Alex Poythress – Kentucky, F, 6-8, 239, So., Clarksville, Tenn.
James Young – Kentucky, G, 6-6, 215, Fr., Rochester Hills, Mich.
Anthony Hickey – LSU, G, 5-11, 182, Jr., Hopkinsville, Ky.
Earnest Ross – Missouri, G, 6-5, 228, Sr., Cary, N.C.
Jeronne Maymon – Tennessee, F, 6-8, 260, Sr., Madison, Wis.

 

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