Ole Miss Basketball: Sebastian Saiz Named to All-SEC 2nd Team

Ole Miss basketball starts their 2016-17 season on Friday and one player has been named to the 2nd team all-SEC list.

Ole Miss basketball starts their season against Tennessee-Martin on Friday at The Pavilion in Oxford. The Rebels will have an All-SEC forward on the court that night.

Sebastian Saiz was named to the 2nd-team All-SEC list today. Saiz, a 6-foot-9 forward from Madrid, Spain is looking to lead the Rebels to a tournament birth in his senior season.

There were no Rebels listed on the 1st-team and only Saiz made the 2nd-team.

Here are the rest of the All-SEC teams.

First Team All-SEC

  • Moses Kingsley – Arkansas, F, 6-10, 230, Sr., Abuja, Nigeria
  • J.J. Frazier – Georgia, G, 5-10, 155, Sr., Glennville, Ga.
  • Yante Maten – Georgia, F, 6-8, 240, Jr., Pontiac, Mich.
  • Edrice “Bam” Adebayo – Kentucky, F, 6-10, 260, Fr., Little Washington, N.C.
  • De’Aaron Fox – Kentucky, G, 6-3, 187, Fr., Houston, Texas
  • Quinndary Weatherspoon – Mississippi State, G, 6-4, 202, So., Canton, Miss.
  • Sindarius Thornwell – South Carolina, G, 6-5, 211, Sr., Lancaster, S.C.
  • Tyler Davis – Texas A&M, C, 6-10, 270, So., Plano, Texas

Second Team All-SEC

  • Dusty Hannahs – Arkansas, G, 6-3, 210, R-Sr., Little Rock, Ark.
  • KeVaughn Allen – Florida, G, 6-2, 183, So., Little Rock, Ark.
  • John Egbunu – Florida, C, 6-11, 255, R-Jr., Bauchi, Nigeria
  • Isaiah Briscoe – Kentucky, G, 6-3, 210, So., Newark, N.J.
  • Malik Monk – Kentucky, G, 6-3, 200, Fr., Lepanto, Ark.
  • Antonio Blakeney – LSU, G, 6-4, 190, So., Sarasota, Fla.
  • Sebastian Saiz – Ole Miss, F, 6-9, 240, Sr., Madrid, Spain
  • Matthew Fisher-Davis – Vanderbilt, G/F, 6-5, 185, Jr., Charlotte, N.C.
  • Luke Kornet – Vanderbilt, F, 7-1, 250, Sr., Lantana, Texas

Ole Miss will face Kentucky to open SEC play in late December. The Rebels finally get to face the Wildcats in Oxford.

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