SEC Basketball Honors Announced: Anthony Davis Runs the Table, All-SEC Teams

Harrison BucContributor IIMarch 6, 2012

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 12:  Festus Ezeli #3 of the Vanderbilt Commodores rebounds against the Florida Gators during the semifinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament at Georgia Dome on March 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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The SEC Player of the Year, SEC Defensive Player of the Year and SEC Freshman of the Year goes to the one and only Anthony Davis, forward for Kentucky.

Anthony Davis is an outstanding athlete who leads the NCAA in total blocks (146), blocks per game (4.7), the SEC in shooting percentage (.663), total rebounds (305) and scoring for Kentucky (14.4PPG). He is the clear favorite for NCAA player of the year award.

Anthony Davis - Kentucky
Anthony Davis - KentuckyAndy Lyons/Getty Images

The Southeastern Conference holds some of the best players in the country this season, including multiple NBA prospects.

The Kentucky Wildcats are the top team in the land and are the clear favorites to win the NCAA Tournament.  Their 30-1 squad is led by a handful of young stars that all have a chance to make it to the next level.  However, they share the ball really well, which levels out their stats to equal production from every player.

This is the list of outstanding players are the best at their position, the most dangerous threats and the most complete athletes of the SEC.

Here's how the First Team All-SEC looks:

F - Anthony Davis, Kentucky

G - John Jenkins, Vanderbilt

G - Kenny Boynton, Florida

Jamychal Green - Alabama
Jamychal Green - AlabamaKevin C. Cox/Getty Images


G - Dee Bost, Mississippi State

G - Bradley Beal, Florida

F - Jeffrey Taylor, Vanderbilt

F - Arnett Moultrie, Mississippi State

F - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky


Vanderbilt senior John Jenkins leads the SEC in scoring with 20 points-per-game, most three-pointers made (118) in the NCAA and has the second best free-throw percentage in the conference (84.9).

No. 22 Florida's Kenny Boynton leads the team in scoring (16.8 PPG), is third in the SEC in scoring and has the third best three-point shooting percentage in the SEC.

MSU's senior Dee Bost leads the SEC in assists (5.3 APG), is fifth in the SEC in scoring (15.8 PPG) and has the most steals in the SEC (65).

Vanderbilt senior Jeffrey Taylor is second in the SEC in scoring (17.1 PPG) and is fourth in the league in shooting percentage (.512). 

BJ Young - Arkansas
BJ Young - ArkansasWesley Hitt/Getty Images

Arnett Moultrie is clearly Mississippi State's best big man. He's leading the team in scoring (16.1 PPG), is the fourth top scorer in the SEC, has the most rebounds-per-game in the SEC (10.7 RPG) and is second in shooting percentage (.559) behind UK's Davis.


Here's how the Second Team All-SEC looks:

G - BJ Young, Arkansas 

F - JaMychal Green, Alabama

G - ^Trevor Releford, Alabama

G - Erving Walker, Florida

G - Doron Lamb, Kentucky

F - Terrence Jones, Kentucky

F - Jerrone Maymon, Tennessee

C - Justin Hamilton, LSU

F - ^Terrance Henry, Ole Miss


Jeffrey Taylor - Vanderbilt
Jeffrey Taylor - VanderbiltJoe Robbins/Getty Images

SEC All-Freshman Team

G - Bradley Beal, Florida

G - BJ Young, Arkansas

G - Anthony Hickey, LSU

G - Rodney Hood, Mississippi State

G - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia


F - Anthony Davis, Kentucky

F - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

F - Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee

SEC All-Defensive Team

F - Anthony Davis, Kentucky

F - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky


F - Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt

F - Reginald Buckner, Ole Miss

F - Damontre Harris, South Carolina



SEC Player of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

SEC Freshman of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

SEC Defensive Player of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Patric Young, Florida

SEC Sixth-Man of the Year: Darius Miller, Kentucky

SEC Coach of the Year: John CalipariKentucky