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Moses Kingsley Named All-SEC Second Team & Defensive Team

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But should he have been a first-teamer?

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The coaches released their All-SEC teams on Tuesday, and as per strange tradition, the SEC continues to name eight players to first and second team instead of the normal five players. It still doesn't make sense.

Moses Kingsley is the only Razorback named to any team this season. He was named to the All-SEC second team and All-Defensive team.

I'm going to say it: he got hosed. Kingsley should have been on the First Team. Kingsley finished 8th in the league in scoring at 16.1 points per game, 3rd in the league in rebounds at 9.2 (and 1st in offensive rebounds), 2nd in the league in blocks at 2.4, 7th in field goal percentage at 55.6%.

Here's some more stats from UA:

The Abuja, Nigeria native is second only to LSU’s Ben Simmons in the SEC with 15 double-doubles and is the league’s only finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award as the nation’s top center. Kingsley was named the SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 1 after averaging 17.5 points and 11 rebounds per game with a pair of double-doubles in victories over No. 5 Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

He is the only player in the league with multiple games of 20 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, and his 3.2 offensive rebounds per game lead the SEC. Kingsley is the lone player in the conference to rank in the top five in rebounds, field goal percentage and blocked shots.

The only center listed on the First Team, Vanderbilt's Damian Jones, was ranked 18th in points per game, 13th in rebounds, and 8th in blocks.

Kingsley. Was. Shafted.

Perhaps this will motivate Kingsley to come back stronger next year. He's obviously got plenty to prove. One of the reasons Bobby Portis left after last season was because after winning Player of the Year, there's not as much left to prove. Kingsley isn't in that situation.

I was also somewhat surprised Anthlon Bell and Dusty Hannahs didn't make the Second Team. They both were among the league's top ten scorers.

Here's the full list:

First Team All-SEC

Retin Obasohan, Alabama - G, 6-2, 210, Sr., Antwerp, Belgium

Jamal Murray, Kentucky - G, 6-4, 207, Fr., Kitchener, Ontario

Tyler Ulis, Kentucky - G, 5-9, 160, So., Chicago, Ill.

Ben Simmons, LSU - F, 6-10, 240, Fr., Melbourne, Australia

Stefan Moody, Ole Miss - G, 5-10, 179, Sr., Kissimmee, Fla.

Michael Carrera, South Carolina - F, 6-5, 214, Sr., Anzoátegui, Venezuela

Jalen Jones, Texas A&M - G/F, 6-7, 220, Sr., Dallas, Texas

Damian Jones, Vanderbilt - C, 7-0, 245, Jr., Baton Rouge, La.

Second Team All-SEC

Moses Kingsley, Arkansas - F, 6-10, 230, Jr., Abuja, Nigeria

Dorian Finney-Smith, Florida - F, 6-8, 220, Sr., Portsmouth, Va.

J.J. Frazier, Georgia - 5-10, 155, G, Jr., Glennville, Ga.

Yante Maten, Georgia - 6-8, 240, F, So., Pontiac, Mich.

Kevin Punter Jr., Tennessee - G, 6-2, 190, Sr., Bronx, N.Y. A

Alex Caruso, Texas A&M - G, 6-5, 186, Sr., College Station, Texas

Danuel House, Texas A&M - G, 6-7, 212, Sr., Fresno, Texas

Wade Baldwin IV, Vanderbilt - G, 6-3, 194, So., Belle Mead, N.J.

SEC All-Freshman Team

KeVaughn Allen, Florida - G, 6-2, 183, Fr., Little Rock, Ark.

Jamal Murray, Kentucky - G, 6-4, 207, Fr., Kitchener, Ontario

Antonio Blakeney, LSU - G, 6-4, 190, Fr., Sarasota, Fla.

Ben Simmons, LSU - F, 6-10, 240, Fr., Melbourne, Australia

Quinndary Weatherspoon, Mississippi State - G, 6-4, 202, Fr., Canton, Miss.

Kevin Puryear, Missouri - F, 6-7, 236, Fr., Blue Springs, Mo.

Tyler Davis, Texas A&M - C, 6-10, 265, Fr., Plano, Texas

DJ Hogg, Texas A&M - F, 6-8, 216, Fr., Plano, Texas

SEC All-Defensive Team

Retin Obasohan, Alabama - G, 6-2, 210, Sr., Antwerp, Belgium

Moses Kingsley, Arkansas - F, 6-10, 230, Jr., Abuja, Nigeria

Tyler Ulis, Kentucky - G, 5-9, 160, So., Chicago, Ill.

Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina - G, 6-5, 215, Jr., Lancaster, S.C.

Alex Caruso, Texas A&M - G, 6-5, 186, Sr., College Station, Texas

Luke Kornet, Vanderbilt - F, 7-1, 240, Jr., Lantana, Texas

SEC Coach of the Year: Billy Kennedy, Texas A&M

SEC Player of the Year:  Tyler Ulis, Kentucky

SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year:  Retin Obasohan, Alabama

SEC Freshman of the Year:  Ben Simmons, LSU

SEC Sixth-Man of the Year: Duane Notice, South Carolina

SEC Defensive Player of the Year:  Tyler Ulis, Kentucky