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Carolina's Downey Named Rivals First Team All-SEC
Devan Downey
 
Devan Downey

March 10, 2008

Columbia, SC - South Carolina sophomore Devan Downey was named today to the Rival.com Southeastern Conference first team. Rivals.com named Downey the top national impact transfer of the year as well.

It was a first-time honor for the sophomore who was named to the Big East All-Freshman year when he was at Cincinnati (2005-06). Downey leads the team with 18.3 ppg, 3.2 spg, 5.2 apg and playing 37.2 mpg with 30 starts. In SEC play he scored 18.1 ppg with 5.1 apg, 3.1 spg and 2.3 rpg. He is No. 2 nationally in steals and should break the USC single season record with 3.2 spg. He has 19 3+ steal games this season, breaking Chuck Eidson's single season steals record with his 94th steal vs. UT on Sunday (Eidson had 93 in 2000).

RIVALS.COM SEC FIRST TEAM

G Devan Downey
South Carolina, Soph., 5-9, 173

G JAMONT GORDON
Mississippi State, Jr., 6-4, 230

F SHAN FOSTER
Vanderbilt, Sr., 6-6, 205

F TYLER SMITH
Tennessee, Soph., 6-7, 215

F RICHARD HENDRIX
Alabama, Jr., 6-9, 255

RIVALS.COM SEC SECOND TEAM

G RAMEL BRADLEY
Kentucky, Sr., 6-2, 191

G SUNDIATA GAINES
Georgia, Sr., 6-1, 210

G CHRIS LOFTON
Tennessee, Sr., 6-2, 200

C DWAYNE CURTIS
Ole Miss, Sr., 6-8, 262

F PATRICK PATTERSON
Kentucky, 6-8, 232

RIVALS.COM SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

F PATRICK PATTERSON
Kentucky, Fr., 6-8, 232

G Chris Warren
Ole Miss, 5-10, 170

G NICK CALATHES
Florida, 6-6, 194

C A.J. OGILVY
Vanderbilt, 6-11, 250

F ANTHONY RANDOLPH
LSU, 6-11, 220

F PATRICK PATTERSON
Kentucky, 6-8, 232

 

 

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