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Pressey is Preseason POY

Missouri junior PG Phil Pressey was the choice of the media for SEC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, Monday, with six votes. Florida senior Kenny Boynton — who led the league in scoring last season — finished second with five votes. Pressey’s backcourt partner, senior Michael Dixon, Jr., also received a vote for Player of the Year.Last season as a sophomore in the Big 12, Pressey averaged 10.3 ppg, 6.4 apg, and 2.1 spg.Here’s a look at the All-SEC selections and the preseason media poll:First Team All-SECG Phil Pressey — Missouri, 5-11, 175, Jr., Dallas, TexasG BJ Young — Arkansas, 6-3, 180, So., St. Louis, Mo.G Kenny Boynton — Florida, 6-2, 190, Sr., Pompano Beach, Fla.F Nerlens Noel — Kentucky, 6-10, 228, Fr., Everett, Mass.F Jarnell Stokes — Tennessee, 6-8, 270, So., Memphis, Tenn. Second Team All-SECG Michael Dixon, Jr. — Missouri, 6-1, 190, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope — Georgia, 6-5, 205, So., Greenville, Ga.F Alex Poythress — Kentucky, 6-7, 239, Fr., Clarksville, Tenn.F Marshawn Powell — Arkansas, 6-7, 240, Jr., Newport News, Va.F Jeronne Maymon — Tennessee, 6-7, 260, Sr., Madison, Wis.C Patric Young — Florida, 6-9, 249, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.Preseason Media Poll PtsKentucky (17) 328Florida (5) 310Missouri (1) 286Tennessee (1) 269Arkansas 226Alabama 222Ole Miss 186Georgia 149Texas A&M 122Vanderbilt 120LSU 116Auburn 95South Carolina 54Mississippi State 37

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