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Erving Walker, Kenny Boynton and Erving Walker earn postseason honors



Florida guards Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton, and sophomore forward Ray Shipman all earned postseason SEC honors, announced on Tuesday.

Shipman earned the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. He currently has a 3.45 grade-point average in Sports Management.

Walker was named a second team All-SEC selection and Boynton was named to the All-Freshman team. It is the third consecutive season Florida has had a member of the all-freshman team.

The Gators have had at least one first or second team All-SEC player for 11th consecutive seasons. It is the second league postseason honor of Walker's career; he was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team last season.Walker is the second-leading scorer with 12.6 points, and also has a team-high 155 assists.

Kentucky's John Wall was named SEC Player of the Year, while teammate DeMarcus Cousins was selected Freshman of the Year. Vanderbilt's Kevin Stallings was named SEC Coach of the Year.

Here is a list of the Coaches All-SEC Teams

First Team All-SEC
*Trey Thompkins, Georgia - F, 6-10, 247, So., Lithonia, Ga.
*DeMarcus Cousins, Kentucky - F 6-11, 270, Fr., Mobile, Ala.
Patrick Patterson, Kentucky - F 6-9, 235, Jr., Huntington, W.Va.
*John Wall, Kentucky - G 6-4, 195, Fr., Raleigh, N.C.
Jarvis Varnado, Mississippi State - F, 6-9, 230, Sr., Brownsville,
*Devan Downey, South Carolina - G, 5-9, 170, Sr., Chester, S.C.
Wayne Chism, Tennessee - C, 6-9, 246, Sr., Jackson, Tenn.
*Jermaine Beal, Vanderbilt - G, 6-3, Sr., 205, DeSoto, Texas


Second Team All-SEC
Mikhail Torrance, Alabama - G, 6-5, 210, Sr., Eight Mile, Ala.
Courtney Fortson, Arkansas - G, 5-11, 180, So., Montgomery, Ala.
Erving Walker, Florida - G, 5-10, 171, So., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Tasmin Mitchell, LSU - F, 6-7, 238, Sr., Denham Springs, La.
Chris Warren, Ole Miss - G, 5-10, 168, Jr., Orlando, Fla.
Dee Bost, Mississippi State - G, 6-2, 170, So., Concord, N.C.
A.J. Ogilvy, Vanderbilt - C, 6-11, Jr., 255, Sydney, Australia
Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt - F, 6-7, So., 210, Norrkoping, Sweden


SEC All-Freshman Team

Tony Mitchell, Alabama - F, 6-6, 185, Fr., Swainsboro, Ga.
*Marshawn Powell, Arkansas - F, 6-7, 220, Fr., Newport News, Va.
Kenny Boynton, Florida - G, 6-2, 183, Fr., Pompano Beach, Fla.
*Eric Bledsoe, Kentucky - G, 6-1, 190, Fr., Birmingham, Ala.
*DeMarcus Cousins, Kentucky - F 6-11, 270, Fr., Mobile, Ala.
*John Wall, Kentucky - G 6-4, 195, Fr., Raleigh, N.C.
Reginald Buckner, Ole Miss - F, 6-8, 233, Fr., Memphis, Tenn.
*John Jenkins, Vanderbilt - G, 6-4, 215, Hendersonville, Tenn.

SEC Coach of the Year: Kevin Stallings, Vanderbilt
SEC Player of the Year: John Wall, Kentucky
SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Ray Shipman, Florida
SEC Freshman of the Year: DeMarcus Cousins, Kentucky
SEC Sixth-Man of the Year: John Jenkins, Vanderbilt
SEC Defensive Player of the Year: *Jarvis Varnado, Mississippi State
 *-Unanimous selection
^-Ties are not broken


[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:43pm]


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