Ben Simmons leads 2015-16 SEC All-conference team

The 2015-16 college basketball season has wrapped up and the conference tournaments are in full force. Many conferences will start revealing their postseason awards and on Tuesday, the SEC revealed their All-Conference teams led by LSU freshman sensation Ben Simmons.

The SEC revealed their postseason awards and it comes as no surprise that the Freshman of the Year was Ben Simmons, who has been one of the best players in the country and a likely lottery pick in the 2016 NBA Draft if he declares.

Simmons was joined by Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis, who won the SEC Defensive Player of the Year and overall Player of the Year, and South Carolina’s Duane Notice, who was named the SEC Sixth Man of the Year.

Here is the full list for the SEC All-conference teams this year:

First Team All-SEC

Retin Obasohan, G, Sr., Alabama
Jamal Murray, G, Fr., Kentucky
Tyler Ulis, G, So., Kentucky
Ben Simmons, F, Fr., LSU
Stefan Moody, G, Sr., Ole Miss
Michael Carrera, F, Sr., South Carolina
Jalen Jones, G/F, Sr., Texas A&M
Damian Jones, C, Jr., Vanderbilt

Second Team All-SEC

Moses Kingsley, F, Jr., Arkansas
Dorian Finney-Smith, F, Sr., Florida
J.J. Frazier, Jr., G, Georgia
Yante Maten, F, So., Georgia
Kevin Punter Jr., G, Sr., Tennessee
Alex Caruso, G, Sr., Texas A&M
Danuel House, G, Sr., Texas A&M
Wade Baldwin IV, F, So., Vanderbilt

SEC All-Freshman Team

KeVaughn Allen, G, Florida
Jamal Murray, G, Kentucky
Antonio Blakeney, G, LSU
Ben Simmons, F, LSU
Quinndary Weatherspoon, G, Mississippi State
Kevin Puryear, F, Missouri
Tyler Davis, C, Texas A&M
DJ Hogg, F, Texas A&M

SEC All-Defensive Team

Retin Obasohan, G, Sr., Alabama
Moses Kingsley, F, Jr., Arkansas
Tyler Ulis, G, So., Kentucky
Sindarius Thornwell, G, Jr., South Carolina
Alex Caruso, G, Sr., Texas A&M
Luke Kornet, C, Jr., Vanderbilt

This is certainly an impressive list of players. This should be a fun conference tournament over the next few days and into the NCAA Tournament.

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