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Kevin Knox and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander met with the media today to discuss their SEC honors and the upcoming SEC tournament in St. Louis.
Knox was named Co-SEC Freshman of the Year, as well as first-team All-SEC, and All-Freshman by the league coaches. Meanwhile, Gilgeous-Alexander was named second-team All-SEC and joined Knox on the All-Freshman team.
The duo was also named to the United States Basketball Writers Association’s District IV Team.
The Wildcats have had 19 players named to the USBWA All-District team in the nine seasons under the direction of head coach John Calipari. Fifteen of those players were freshmen, including Devin Booker (2015), DeMarcus Cousins (2010), Anthony Davis (2012), De’Aaron Fox (2017), Terrence Jones (2011), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (2012), Brandon Knight (2011), Malik Monk (2017), Jamal Murray (2016), Nerlens Noel (2013), Julius Randle (2014), Karl-Anthony Towns (2015) and John Wall (2010).
— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) March 6, 2018