Three Tennessee Players Selected To Men's Preseason All-SEC Team

McRae, Stokes Earn First-Team Spots; Maymon Lands On Second Unit

Friday, November 8, 2013 - by Special to

Birmingham, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 10th annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Friday, tipping off another great season of SEC men’s basketball.

Seven different schools are represented on the two teams with Kentucky having five selections while Tennessee had three and Florida, LSU and Missouri each have two selections. In all, 37 different players received votes for the coaches’ teams.

The coaches’ preseason All-SEC first and second teams consist of a minimum of eight players on each squad, voted on by the SEC Head Men’s Basketball Coaches.

No ties were broken and no predicted order of finish was made.

A list of the 2014 SEC Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows:

First Team All-SEC

Trevor Releford – Alabama, G, 6-0, 190, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.

Patric Young – Florida, C, 6-9, 240, Sr., Jacksonville, Fla.

Julius Randle – Kentucky, F, 6-9, 250, Fr., Dallas, Texas

Johnny O’Bryant III – LSU, F, 6-9, 256 , Jr. , Cleveland, Miss.

Marshall Henderson – Ole Miss, G, 6-2, 177, Sr., Hurst, Texas

Jabari Brown – Missouri, G, 6-5, 214, Jr., Oakland, Calif.

Jordan McRae – Tennessee, G, 6-6, 185, Sr., Midway, Ga.

Jarnell Stokes – Tennessee, F, 6-8, 260, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

Second Team All-SEC

Scottie Wilbekin – Florida, G, 6-2, 176, Sr., Gainesville, Fla.

Willie Cauley-Stein – Kentucky, F, 7-0, 244, So., Olathe, Kan.

Andrew Harrison – Kentucky, G, 6-6, 215, Fr., Richmond, Texas

Alex Poythress – Kentucky, F, 6-8, 239, So., Clarksville, Tenn.

James Young – Kentucky, G, 6-6, 215, Fr., Rochester Hills, Mich.

Anthony Hickey – LSU, G, 5-11, 182, Jr., Hopkinsville, Ky.

Earnest Ross – Missouri, G, 6-5, 228, Sr., Cary, N.C.

Jeronne Maymon – Tennessee, F, 6-8, 260, Sr., Madison, Wis.

(E-mail Larry Fleming at

Volkswagen Stockholder Files Suit Against Automaker At Chattanooga; Seeks Class Action Status

A Volkswagen stockholder has filed suit in Federal Court in Chattanooga against the automaker, charging that its stock was over-valued and that it has not plummeted due to revelations about emissions cheating. The suit was filed in behalf of Michael Wolfenbarger by Knoxville attorney Gordon Ball and Nashville attorney James Stranch III. It seeks class action status for those ... (click for more)

Woman In Critical Condition After Being Shot In The Face Saturday Night Near O'Rear Street

A woman is in critical condition after she was shot while driving in Chattanooga on Saturday night. Just after  9 p.m. , the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot. Once on the scene, police located a female victim near the 2500 block of O'Rear Street suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the face. The victim was driving a ... (click for more)

Misconceptions About Ban The Box

Mr. Exum,  I want to invite you as a guest speaker at the NAACP General Membership meeting.  I believe we can accomplish our goals and clear up any misconceptions about Ban The Box and the role of the NAACP in a much more meaningful manner face to face.   In that vein I would like to invite you to have coffee with me at Panera Bread.  I will not make a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Great Thanksgiving

In order for you to best understand this, last Thursday was the first Thanksgiving I have ever spent alone.  Don’t misunderstand, I had a fistful of kind invitations but I am the only remaining member of my immediate family around here and I guess I started dwelling on that a little too much as the holiday neared. Making out my “thankful” list helped, and I ate enough with ... (click for more)