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Vols Top Media SEC Pre-Season Poll

The Media covering College Hoops in the S.E.C. have spoken..

The Tennessee Vols are the Pick to win the League Championship. 

The Vols get 28 of 30 votes bringing most everyone back from a team that made the Sweet 16 last season, losing to Ohio State in the final seconds..

UT is also picked to win the S.E.C. East..

Kentucky is number-2 38-votes behind..

Defending National Champion Florida is picked 3rd in the East, followed by Vanderbilt, Georgia and South Carolina.

The Arkansas Razorback of New Coach John Pelphrey are picked to win the S.E.C. West..

Followed by Mississippi State, Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Ole Miss.

Tennessee's Chris Lofton is the Media Choice as S.E.C. Pre-season Player of the Year..

Lofton, now a senior, averaged more than 20-points a game last season and has an unlimited shooting range...

He's joined as a First Team All-S.E.C. Selection by Arkansas Point Guard Patrick Beverly...

The Sophomore from Chicago played International ball with the U.S. Junior National Team this summer in Yugoslavia, and brings that experience with him back to Fayetteville.

And Mississippi State's Jamont Gordon is also a pre-season first teamer.

The 6'4" Guard/Forward helped lead the Bulldogs to an N-I-T Final Four berth last season.

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