Georgia basketball star Yante Maten was named the 2017-18 SEC men’s basketball player of the year by the Associated Press.
The AP released its All-SEC honors on Tuesday, and Maten was revealed as the choice over fellow unanimous first-teamer Grant Williams. Williams beat out Maten for the player of the year in the SEC coaches voting, which also was released on Tuesday.
Here’s a look at the complete selections from the AP voting panel:
ALL-SEC BASKETBALL: FIRST TEAM
Bryce Brown, Auburn, guard
Daryl Macon, Arkansas, guard
u-Yante Maten, Georgia, forward
Collin Sexton, Alabama, guard
u-Grant Williams, Tennessee, forward
*u = unanimous
ALL-SEC BASKETBALL: SECOND TEAM
Jaylen Barford, Arkansas, guard
Chris Chiozza, Florida, guard
Jared Harper, Auburn, guard
Mustapha Heron, Auburn, guard
Kassius Robertson, Missouri, guard
SEC player of the year
Yante Maten, Georgia
SEC coach of the year
Rick Barnes, Tennessee
SEC newcomer of the year
Collin Sexton, Alabama
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