Tremont Waters named to AP All-SEC Team

LSU point guard and Bob Cousy award finalist Tremont Waters earned a spot on the Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference First Team, the AP announced Tuesday morning.

Waters served as the only Tiger to make make either team after averaging 15.3 points, 5.9 assists and 3.0 steals on the season. His stats were even better against SEC opponents, against which he averaged 17.7 points, 6.2 assists and 2.9 steals.

Other Awards handed out by the publication included Tennessee forward Grant Williams being named the league’s player of the year, Ole Miss’ Kermit Davis named as coach of the year and Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro named as freshman of the year.

The league’s one All-SEC awards, voted on by league coaches, are also scheduled to come out on Tuesday.

The full list of All-SEC awards giving out by AP can be seen here:

FIRST TEAM

Daniel Gafford, Arkansas, F, 6-11, Soph., El Dorado, Arkansas

PJ Washington, Kentucky, F, 6-8, Soph., Dallas

Tremont Waters, LSU, G, 5-11, Soph., New Haven, Connecticut

Quinndary Weatherspoon, Mississippi State, G, 6-4, Sr., Canton, Mississippi

Grant Williams, Tennessee, F, 6-7, Jr., Charlotte, North Carolina

SECOND TEAM

Jordan Bone, Tennessee, G, 6-3, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee

Jared Harper, Auburn, G, 5-11, Jr., Mableton, Georgia

Admiral Schofield, Tennessee, G, 6-6, Sr., Zion, Illinois

Breein Tyree, Mississippi, G, 6-2, Jr., Somerset, New Jersey

Chris Silva, South Carolina, F, 6-9, Sr., Libreville, Gabon

AWARDS

Player of the year: Grant Williams, Tennessee

Coach of the year: Kermit Davis, Ole Miss

Newcomer of the year: Tyler Herro, Kentucky, G, 6-5, Fr., Milwaukee

About Tyler Nunez 362 Articles
Tyler Nunez was named Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag in September 2018. He covers LSU football and basketball and is a graduate of the LSU Manship School of Journalism.

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