South Carolina tabbed to win SEC for fifth straight season by media

DALLAS, TX – APRIL 2: South Carolina celebrates on stage following their victory over Mississippi State during the 2017 Women’s Final Four at American Airlines Center on April 2, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Evert Nelson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA- News out of the SEC today as a combination of SEC and national media members have selected South Carolina to win the SEC this season. The Gamecocks won the SEC last season for the fourth straight time in route to the program’s first ever national championship.

Mississippi State was selected second, followed by Missouri, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Kentucky and LSU.

Following that, the bottom of the conference was selected in the order of Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, Vanderbilt, Florida, Ole Miss and Arkansas.

Reigning SEC Player of the Year A’ja Wilson was picked to win the award in a landslide, though Missouri’s Sophie Cunningham also received votes.

In addition to Wilson and Cunningham, Mississippi State’s Victoria Vivians and Morgan William, along with Tennessee’s Mercedes Russell, were selected to the All-SEC team.