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Weatherspoon named Second-Team All-SEC

Preseason accolades continue to mount for Quinndary Weatherspoon, who was named second-team All-SEC by the league media on Wednesday.

Posted: Nov 7, 2017 8:38 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA/MSU Athletics) – Preseason accolades continue to mount for Quinndary Weatherspoon, who was named second-team All-SEC by the league media on Wednesday.

 

It’s the third year in a row he was been recognized by the conference is some capacity.

 

This honor comes one day after he named to the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year watch list.

 

“There is a lot of talent in this league,” said the junior from Canton, Miss., who also received player of the year votes. “We all bring out the best in each other. But I also know people remember the awards you get at the end of the season more than they do at the beginning.”

 

Last year, Weatherspoon paced Mississippi State with his 16.5 scoring clip and 50 steals.

 

OVERALL STANDINGS

As a team, the Bulldogs were picked to finished 12th, while Kentucky was tabbed first, followed by Florida, Texas A&M, Alabama and Missouri to round out the Top 5.

 

MSU, which returns four starters from last year’s 16-16 squad, opens the season at home on Nov. 10 against Alabama State.

 

For more information on the Bulldogs, follow the MSU basketball team on Twitter, like them on Facebook and join them on Instagram by searching for "HailStateMBK." All-access coverage is also available on SnapChat by searching for "HailStateSnap."

 

 

First Team All-SEC

KeVaughn Allen – Florida, G, 6-2, 193, Jr., Little Rock, Ark.

Yante Maten – Georgia, F, 6-8, 243, Sr., Pontiac, Mich. 

Hamidou Diallo – Kentucky, G, 6-5, 198, R-Fr., Queens, N.Y. 

Michael Porter, Jr. – Missouri, F, 6-10, 215, Fr., Columbia, Mo.

Robert Williams – Texas A&M, F, 6-10, 241, So., Oil City, La.

 

Second Team All-SEC

Collin Sexton – Alabama, G, 6-3, 190, Fr., Mableton, Ga. 

Kevin Knox – Kentucky, F, 6-9, 215, Fr., Tampa, Fla. 

Terence Davis – Ole Miss, G, 6-4, 201, Jr., Southaven, Miss.

Deandre Burnett – Ole Miss, G, 6-2, 192, Sr., Miami Gardens, Fla.

Quinndary Weatherspoon – Mississippi St., G, 6-4, 205, Jr., Canton, Miss.

Tyler Davis – Texas A&M, C, 6-10, 266, Jr., Plano, Texas

Matthew Fisher-Davis – Vanderbilt, G/F, 6-5, 186, Sr., Charlotte, N.C.

 

SEC Player of the Year (tie)

Yante Maten – Georgia

Michael Porter, Jr. – Missouri

Robert Williams – Texas A&M

 

Preseason Media Poll

  1. Kentucky
  2. Florida
  3. Texas A&M
  4. Alabama
  5. Missouri
  6. Arkansas
  7. Vanderbilt
  8. Georgia
  9. Auburn
  10. Ole Miss
  11. South Carolina
  12. Mississippi State
  13. Tennessee
  14. LSU

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