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LSU men’s basketball tabbed for sixth-place finish in SEC; Darius Days gets All-SEC second-team nod | LSU – New Orleans, Louisiana

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The Louisiana State University men’s basketball team was ranked sixth in the 2022 Southeastern Conference race by regional and media panels, the league announced Tuesday.

Senior Forward Darius Days, who returned to school after putting his name in the NBA Draft for the second year in a row, was selected by the media panel for the second team’s All-SEC pick.

Days started all 28 games he played as a junior, averaging 11.7 points and 7.8 rebounds.

When the LSU reached the second round of the NCAA tournament last season, the Tigers were 19 to 1 when Days, who played in 94 career games with 61 starts, scored double digits.

The Days and Tigers will face UL-Monroe on November 9th, starting the season with a chip-off at 7pm.

Kentucky is a favorite of the SEC’s pre-season, entering the 2021-22 season.

Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Auburn, LSU and Florida came behind Kentucky and were chosen to finish in the top half of the 14-team league.

The second half includes Mississippi, Olemis, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas A & M, Vanderbilt, and Georgia.

The points are summarized on the basis of 14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.

Scotty Pippen Jr. of Vanderbilt Guard was the media choice for this year’s players.

Other first team picks were Jayden Shackelford and Juffbon Quinary in Alabama, Sirville Wheeler in Kentucky, Colin Castleton in Florida, and Iverson Molener in Mississippi.

SEC MEDIA POLL

1. Kentucky

2. Alabama

3. Arkansas

4. Tennessee

5. Auburn

6. LSU

7. Florida

8. Mississippi

9. Oremis

10. Missouri

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11. South Carolina

12. Texas A & M

13. Vanderbilt

14. Georgia

ALL-SEC

(The tie is not broken)

One army

Jayden Shackelford, Alabama

Jahvon Quinerly, Alabama

Colin Castleton, Florida

Sahvir Wheeler, Kentucky

Iverson Molinar, Mississippi

Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt

Second team

Davonte Davis, Arkansas

Javali Smith, Auburn

Keyon Brooks Jr., Kentucky

Kelan Grady, Kentucky

Oscar Ziebwe, Kentucky

Darius Days, LSU

SEC Player of the Year

Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt



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