Alex Poythress picked as 2nd Team All American


The Sporting News has released their 1st,2nd, and 3rd team All Americans and Kentucky’s Alex Poythress has been selected on the 2nd team.

Here are the teams:

First Team

Cody Zeller, Indiana, C, 7-0/240, Soph. (SN’s preseason player of the year)

Doug McDermott, Creighton, F, 6-8/220, Jr.

James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina, PF, 6-9/230, Soph.

Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State, F, 6-7/215, Jr.

C.J. McCollum, Lehigh, PG, 6-3/190, Sr.

Second Team

Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA, G/F, 6-6/225, Fr.

C.J. Leslie, NC State, PF, 6-9/200, Jr.

Isaiah Canaan, Murray State, PG, 6-1/195, Sr.

Michael Dixon, Missouri, G, 6-1/190, Sr.

Alex Poythress, Kentucky, SF, 6-7/215, Fr.

Third Team

Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State, G/F, 6-5/195, Jr.

B.J. Young, Arkansas, SG, 6-3/180, Soph.

Peyton Siva, Louisville, PG, 6-0/180, Sr.

Trey Burke, Michigan, PG, 6-0/190, Soph.

Adonis Thomas, Memphis, F, 6-7/252, Soph.

Anyone surprised another Kentucky player didn’t make any of the 3 teams? Who?

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