Gators dominate SEC awards

Gators dominate SEC awards

The postseason SEC awards showed a heavy Florida presence after the Gators posted the first 18-0 record during league play in the history of the SEC. Florida secured five of the six individuals awards announced by the league on Tuesday.

Florida head coach Billy Donovan was awarded with his second consecutive SEC Coach of the Year award. He didn't win the award once during his first 14 seasons in Gainesville but has earned three of the last four Coach of the Year honors.

Guard Scottie Wilbekin was named SEC Player of the Year, joining Chandler Parsons in 2011 as the only Florida players to ever win the award. He joined Casey Prather as First Team All-SEC selections.

Patric Young was named SEC Defensive Player of the Year and a league-record third SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. It's the sixth time in 11 years a Florida player has won the Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Young was also named Second Team All-SEC. Young and Wilbekin were both named to the SEC All-Defensive team for the second straight season.

Dorian Finney-Smith was named the SEC Sixth Man of the Year.

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