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Louis & Jackson Named to SEC All-Conference Teams

Judy Willson
Judy Willson
Communications Associate

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference announced the 2017-18 Women’s Basketball All-Conference awards on Tuesday morning. LSU senior Raigyne Louis was named to the All-SEC First Team and All-Defensive Team, while junior Chloe Jackson earned All-SEC Second Team honors.

 

For Louis, neé Moncrief, this is her second season in a row to earn SEC postseason honors, moving up from Second Team a year ago. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, native has had a well-rounded season for the Lady Tigers averaging 16.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in conference play. She also led the team in assists with 58 assists and 39 steals in 16 SEC games. Overall, Louis averages 16.1 points and 5.8 rebounds with 102 assists and 63 steals. Louis was recently named to the 2018 SEC Women’s Basketball Community Service Team

 

Jackson picks up her first SEC honors after a conference season that had her scoring double figures in 15 of 16 games, 20 or more in eight games and 31 in the season finale. The native of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, averaged 20.1 points per game in conference action, which ranked third. She also grabbed 74 rebounds and 34 steals to go along with 37 assists. Overall the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award candidate is averaging 18.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game with 59 assists and 58 steals. She also leads the team with 25 three-point field goals made and a 76.0 free throw percentage overall.

 

Jackson was also named to the Associated Press All-SEC Second Team this morning.

 

The duo along with sophomore forward Ayana Mitchell have led LSU to the No. 4 seed in this week’s SEC Championship Tournament and a No. 24 ranking the Associated Press poll. LSU earned a double-bye and will play its first game of the tournament on Friday, March 2 at approximately 2:30 p.m. CT.

 

 

2017-18 SEC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors

All-SEC First Team

Raigyne Louis, LSU

Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State

Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State

Sophie Cunningham, Missouri

A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

Jaime Nared, Tennessee

Mercedes Russell, Tennessee

Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

 

All-SEC Second Team

Mackenzie Engram, Georgia

Caliya Robinson, Georgia

Chloe Jackson, LSU

Maci Morris, Kentucky

Morgan William, Mississippi State

Jordan Frericks, Missouri

Tyasha Harris, South Carolina

Khaalia Hillsman, Texas A&M

 

All-Freshman Team

Unique Thompson, Auburn

Que Morrison, Georgia

Promise Taylor, Ole Miss

Bianca Jackson, South Carolina

Rennia Davis, Tennessee

Evina Westbrook, Tennessee

Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

Chelsie Hall, Vanderbilt

 

All-Defensive Team

Daisa Alexander, Auburn

Caliya Robinson, Georgia

Taylor Murray, Kentucky

Raigyne Louis, LSU

A'ja Wilson, South Carolina

Blair Schaefer, Mississippi State

Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State

 

Coach of the Year: Vic Schaefer, Mississippi State

Player of the Year: A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

Freshman of the Year: Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

Defensive Players of the Year: Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State; A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

6th Woman of the Year: Anastasia Hayes, Tennessee

Scholar-Athletes of the Year: Blair Schaefer, Mississippi State; Haley Clark, Georgia; Alyssa Rice, Kentucky

 

2017-18 Associated Press All-SEC Teams

First Team

Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

Sophie Cunningham, Missouri

Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State

Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State

A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

 

Second Team

Tyasha Harris, South Carolina

Chloe Jackson, LSU

Jaime Nared, Tennessee

Caliya Robinson, Georgia

Mercedes Russell, Tennessee

 

Player of the Year: A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

Coach of the Year: Vic Schaefer, Mississippi State

Newcomer of the Year: Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

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