Vols Picked to Rule S.E.C. in Basketball

The Tennessee Vols are predicted to be Champions of the S.E.C. In Basketball.

The vote, by a panel of selected SEC and National Media members, notes the Vols are coming off an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance and a school record 31 victories.

Tennessee returns 6 leterrwinners, including starters Tyler Smith and Wayne Chism.

The Vols earned 23-first place Votes compared to Florida's 5 and Kentucky's Two as S.E.C. Champion.

The Ole Miss Rebels are picked 3rd in the S.E.C. West behind Alabama and LSU.

Mississippi State picked 4th ahead of Auburn and Arkansas.

Media Picks for First Team All-SEC include the Vols Tyler Smith, and Vanderbilt's 6'11" Center A.J. Ogilvy..

Ole Miss Guard Chris Warren is on the Second Team, along with Mississippi State Forward Center Jarvis Varnado of Brownsville, Tennessee.