In the new division-less SEC basketball race, Ole Miss is picked seventh in the preseason poll of media who regularly cover the conference.
The Rebels landed two notches behind Mississippi State, a notch behind Arkansas and one ahead of Georgia in the poll.
Still no word on Murphy Holloway’s status regarding his clearance by the SEC. Holloway has been cleared by the NCAA, which one would believe to be the bigger hurdle hear. Some believe the SEC clearance to be a formality, but you never know.
SEC Basketball Media Day is later this week in Hoover.
Here’s the list.
Eleven spots were awarded on a first- and second-team All-SEC. Nine of those spots went to Kentucky (four), Vanderbilt (three) or Florida (two).
Kentucky’s Terrence Jones was named preseason player of the year, and Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis made the second team.