Razorbacks Marshawn Powell and Rotnei Clarke garner preseason awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEC) -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled its seventh annual men's basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Wednesday, tipping off another great season of SEC men's basketball.

Twenty-nine different players received votes for the teams and Florida led all schools with four selections while Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt had two selections each. In all, nine different schools are represented on the preseason squads.

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 2011 SEC Men's Basketball Coaches Preseason All-SEC team follows.

FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC          Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown

Dee Bost, Mississippi State G 6-2 176 Jr. Concord, N.C.

JaMychal Green, Alabama F 6-8 228 Jr. Montgomery, Ala.

Scotty Hopson, Tennessee G 6-7 200 Jr. Hopkinsville, Ky.

Travis Leslie, Georgia G 6-4 205 Jr. Decatur, Ga.

Chandler Parsons, Florida F 6-10 218 Sr. Casselberry, Fla.

Marshawn Powell, Arkansas F 6-7 220 So. Newport News, Va.

Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt F 6-7 225 Jr. Norkopping, Sweden

Trey Thompkins, Georgia F 6-10 245 Jr. Lithonia, Ga.

Chris Warren, Ole Miss G 5-10 168 Sr. Orlando, Fla.

SECOND TEAM               Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown

Kenny Boynton, Florida G 6-2 183 So. Pompano Beach, Fla.

Rotnei Clarke, Arkansas G 6-0 184 Jr. Verdigris, Okla.

John Jenkins, Vanderbilt G 6-4 215 So. Hendersonville, Tenn.

Ravern Johnson, Mississippi State G 6-7 175 Sr. Lyon, Miss.

Brandon Knight, Kentucky G 6-3 195 Fr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Darius Miller, Kentucky G 6-7 230 Jr. Maysville, Ky.

Alex Tyus, Florida F 6-8 220 Sr. St. Louis, Mo.

Erving Walker, Florida G 5-8 171 Jr. Brooklyn, N.Y.