Downey Earns All-SEC First Team Nod Once More

Courtesy of South Carolina Athletics

March 10, 2010

NASHVILLE – The Southeastern Conference announced its 2010 coaches postseason awards on Tuesday where senior Devan Downey and junior Sam Muldrow garnered postseason honors.

Downey was selected to the first team, the third consecutive season the Gamecock standout was selected to the squad, while Downey and Muldrow were both selected to the All-Defensive Team.

Downey’s selection marks his third-consecutive selection to the coaches All-SEC First Team, marking the first time a South Carolina player has been named to the first team in three consecutive seasons. It is his second-straight unanimous selection to the squad and his second-consecutive selection to the All-Defensive Team. Downey leads the SEC in points (22.6 ppg) entering tournament action this week. His 2.8 steals also lead the league, while he ranks among conference leaders in assists (3.6 apg), free throw percentage (.833), 3-point field goals made (2.3 pg) and minutes played (34.0 mpg).