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TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss head basketball coach Kermit Davis has been named the SEC's Coach of the Year by the Associated Press and the league's coaches, it was announced Tuesday.
Davis has led the Rebels to a 20-11 record in his first season. Ole Miss was picked to finish last in the league's preseason poll.
Mississippi State's Quinndary Weatherspoon was named First-Team All-SEC by the AP and the league's coaches.
Breein Tyree of OIe Miss was a first-team selection by the coaches and second team by AP. Tyree's teammate, Terence Davis, was a second-team selection by the coaches.
MSU's Reggie Perry was named to the All-Freshman Team by the coaches.
The SEC Tournament tips off Wednesday in Nashville.
- Rebels' Davis named SEC Coach of the Year
- Burnett, Davis named Preseason All-SEC
- Four Rebels named AP All-SEC
- Rebels' Vanhoy named SEC Men’s Cross Country Coach of the Year
- Five Rebels voted preseason All-SEC by league coaches
- League coaches name three Bulldogs All-SEC
- Vanhoy named SEC Men’s Coach of the Year
- Rebels' Dillard named SEC, National Player of the Week
- Rebels' Suliman named SEC Men’s Runner of the Week
- Three Rebels earn SEC weekly honors