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Coaches Pick UK To Win SEC Title

Posted: Nov 6, 2012 2:57 PM by Alan Cutler
Updated: Nov 6, 2012 2:59 PM

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UK has now been picked by the media and the SEC coaches to win the 2012-13 conference title. This time it's the coaches.

Senior guard A'dia Mathies, the 2012 SEC Player of the Year, was picked to win it again, while junior forward Samarie Walker and sophomore guard Bria Goss were recognized on the All-SEC second team.

Matthew Mitchell's squad received 167 voting points, topping Georgia who finished with the second with 149. The Wildcats won a school-record 13 league games last year and advanced to the Elite Eight.

Mathies, who was also was named the preseason player of the year by the media, had 9 of the 13 player of the year votes. The 5-foot-9 guard returns for her senior campaign after leading the 2011-12 Cats in scoring (15.0 ppg), assists (2.7 apg), steals (2.6 spg) and 3-point field goal percentage (.378).

Kentucky tips off the regular season Saturday, Nov. 10 against Delaware State at 1 p.m. ET in Memorial Coliseum.


1. Kentucky 167

2. Georgia 149

3. Texas A&M 145

4. Vanderbilt 143

5. Tennessee 117

6. South Carolina 102

7. LSU 96

8. Florida 92

9. Arkansas 72

10. Auburn 57

11. Mississippi State 51

t12. Alabama 33

t12. Missouri 33

14. Ole miss 17


Sarah Watkins, Arkansas

Jennifer George, Florida

Anne Marie Armstrong, Georgia

Jasmine Hassell, Georgia

A'dia Mathies, Kentucky

Meighan Simmons, Tennessee

Kelsey Bone, Texas A&M

Christina Foggie, Vanderbilt

Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt


Jasmine James, Georgia

Bria Goss, Kentucky

Samarie Walker, Kentucky

Adrienne Webb, LSU

Valencia McFarland, Ole Miss

Ieasia Walker, South Carolina

Ariel Massengale, Tennessee

Tiffany Clarke, Vanderbilt


A'dia Mathies, Kentucky 9

Christina Foggie, Vanderbilt 3

Anne Marie Armstrong, Georgia 1