Much like the rest of the country this year, SEC basketball is not a thing of beauty. Outside of Kentucky’s freshmen, there isn’t a lot of top-notch NBA talent, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t guys who relentlessly come at their opponents for 40 minutes.
Before getting hurt last week, Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, who is both talented and relentless, played with great fire and energy every time he set foot on the floor. Noel would have topped this list if not for his injury, but Ole Miss’s Marshall Henderson and Missouri’s Phil Pressey also bring it every game.
Whether it’s offensively, defensively or on the boards, here are the top 10 relentless players in SEC basketball.