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Moody, Notae SEC Honors

Nate Allen

FAYETTEVILLE – SEC basketball coaches thrice honored Arkansas Razorbacks  freshman guard Moses Moody and also  honored Arkansas junior guard JD Notae among its All-SEC teams and individual awards announced Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala.

On the media voted Associated Press All-SEC teams also announced Tuesday, Moody was voted Newcomer of the Year and First-team All-SEC.

Moody was voted All-SEC first team, SEC Freshman of the Year and SEC All-Freshman team.

Junior transfer off the bench  guard Notae was voted Sixth Man of the Year.

Both were huge in Coach Eric Musselman’s Razorbacks entering this week’s SEC Tournament ranked eighth in the nation concluding the regular season, 21-5 and 13-4 second in the SEC.

Moody, averaging a team leading  17.5 points per game, and 5.7 rebounds,  ranks third in the SEC and third among all the nation’s freshmen in scoring and is one of just three NCAA freshmen averaging at least 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds and one of only two SEC payers averaging above 16 points and 5.5 rebounds and one of three SEC players ranking in the league’s top 20 in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, free throw percentage and 3-point percentage.

Notae averaged 12.9 points, second on the team while coming off the bench, and seven times led the Razorbacks in assists.

For the final four games of Arkansas’ 11-game winning streak, Notate averaged15 points, 4.3 rebounds 2.8 assists and 3.0 steals over the final four games.

For SEC champion Alabama, Coach Nate Oats was named Coach of the Year by both the coaches and AP; and  forward Herbert Jones by both the coaches and AP was voted SEC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.

Vanderbilt’s Dylan Disu was named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the coaches.

Below are the All SEC AP and SEC Coaches honors. 

AP

First Team All-SEC

Herb Jones, Alabama

Moses Moody, Arkansas

Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt

Cameron Thomas, LSU

Trendon Watford, LSU

Second Team All-SEC

Tre Mann, Florida

Sahvir Wheeler, Georgia

John Petty, Alabama

Jeremiah Tilmon, Missouri

Dru Smith, Missouri

Coach of the Year: Nate Oats, Alabama

Player of the Year: Herbert Jones, Alabama

Newcomer of the Year: Moses Moody, Arkansas

Below are the All SEC first and second teams, All-Freshman team and All-Defensive team.

2021 SEC HONORS (Coaches)

First Team All-SEC

Herbert Jones, Alabama

John Petty Jr., Alabama

Moses Moody, Arkansas

Tre Mann, Florida

Cameron Thomas, LSU

Devontae Shuler, Ole Miss

Dru Smith, Missouri

Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt

Second Team All-SEC

Jaden Shackelford, Alabama

Colin Castleton, Florida

Sahvir Wheeler, Georgia

Javonte Smart, LSU

Trendon Watford, LSU

D.J. Stewart Jr., Mississippi State

Jeremiah Tilmon, Missouri

AJ Lawson, South Carolina

All-Freshman Team

Joshua Primo, Alabama

Moses Moody, Arkansas

Sharife Cooper, Auburn

KD Johnson, Georgia

Isaiah Jackson, Kentucky

Cameron Thomas, LSU

Keon Johnson, Tennessee

Jaden Springer, Tennessee

All-Defensive Team

Herbert Jones, Alabama

Isaiah Jackson, Kentucky

Abdul Ado, Mississippi State

Dru Smith, Missouri

Yves Pons, Tennessee

Coach of the Year: Nate Oats, Alabama

Player of the Year: Herbert Jones, Alabama

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Dylan Disu, Vanderbilt

Freshman of the Year: Moses Moody, Arkansas

Sixth-Man of the Year: JD Notae, Arkansas

Defensive Player of the Year: Herbert Jones, Alabama

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