Georgia’s J.J. Frazier, Yante Maten both make AP All-SEC teams


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J.J. Frazier and Yante Maten both raked in some more accolades on Tuesday, earning Associated Press All-SEC honors.

Frazier, a senior, is one of four guards on the All-SEC first team. Maten, a junior forward, earned second-team honors. The SEC coaches voted both players first-team All-SEC.

Both players are tied for the team lead in points per game (18.7). Maten earned the honor despite missing most of Georgia’s past five games with a knee injury.

Georgia and Kentucky were the only teams to have multiple players earn all-conference nods. The Wildcats led the conference with three All-SEC selections.

All-SEC First Team

Malik Monk – Kentucky, 6-3, 200, Freshman, Lepanto, Ark. (Unanimous selection)

Sindarius Thornwell – South Carolina, 6-5, 211, Senior, Lancaster, S.C. (Unanimous selection)

J.J. Frazier – Georgia, 5-10, 155, Senior, Glennville, Ga.

De’Aaron Fox – Kentucky, 6-3, 187, Freshman, Houston, Texas

Sebastian Saiz – Mississippi, 6-9, 240, Senior, Madrid, Spain

All-SEC Second Team

KeVaughn Allen – Florida, 6-2, 183, Freshman, Little Rock, Ark.

Moses Kingsley – Arkansas, 6-10, 230, Senior, Abuja, Nigeria

Yante Maten – Georgia, 6-8, 240, Junior, Pontiac, Mich.

Robert Williams – Texas A&M, 6-9, 237, Freshman, Oil City, La.

Bam Adebayo – Kentucky, 6-10, 260, Freshman, Little Washington, N.C.

AP SEC Awards

Player of the Year — Malik Monk, Kentucky

Coach of the Year — Mike White, Florida

Newcomer of Year — Malik Monk, Kentucky

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