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Kevin Knox, Gators’ KeVaughn Allen first-team all-SEC picks

By Matt Baker
Tampa Catholic star Kevin Knox competes in the three-point contest during the Powerade Jam Fest, a McDonald's All-American week event. LOREN ELLIOTT | Times

Former Tampa Catholic star Kevin Knox and Florida guard KeVaughn Allen were both first-team all-SEC selections, as voted on by the league's coaches and announced Friday morning.

Knox is a five-star freshman at Kentucky and perhaps the best talent in Tampa Bay high school history. The 6-foot-9, 215-pound forward has already earned buzz as a potential one-and-done player.

Allen averaged 14.0 points per game last season during the Gators' Elite Eight run. His teammate, guard Chris Chiozza, was a second-team selection.