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Media Picks Arkansas to Finish 8th in SEC

Twenty-seven SEC media members voted Arkansas basketball to finish 8th in the SEC this upcoming season. They also didn't list any Razorback's among All-SEC teams. 

Arkansas has to replace their top two leading scorers from last season. With the addition of Bobby Portis, Moses Kingsley and Alandise Harris, the Hogs are hoping to surprise some people and come up with big wins. 

Although Arkansas' non-conference schedule is very weak, they will have the chance to prove themselves in SEC play. Eleven of Arkansas' 18 SEC games are against teams picked above them. The Hogs will face Kentucky, Missouri, Alabama and LSU each twice this season. 

Winning on the road has been an a trouble for Arkansas the past couple seasons. Arkansas must win road games if they want to see themselves in postseason play. 

Winning at home, on the other hand, has not been a problem at all. The Razorbacks lost one game at Bud Walton Arena last season, against Syracuse and won notable games against Florida, Kentucky and Missouri. 

Watch out, the Hogs could have their break through season we've all been waiting on!

Pre-Season Poll: (1st Place Votes) Points

Kentucky (21) 371

Florida (5) 353

Tennessee (1) 320

LSU 270

Missouri 262

Alabama 257

Ole Miss 216 

Arkansas 197

Texas A&M 139

Vanderbilt 125

Georgia 119

South Carolina 108

Mississippi State 59

Auburn 39 

First Team All-SEC

Trevor Releford - Alabama, G, 6-0, Sr. 

Marshall Henderson - Ole Miss, G, 6-2, Sr. 

Jordan McRae - Tennessee, G, 6-6, Sr. 

Johnny O'Bryant III - LSU, F, 6-9, Jr. 

Julius Randle - Kentucky, F, 6-9, Fr. 

Second Team All-SEC

Scottie Wilbekin - Florida, G, 6-2, Sr. 

Pactric Young- Florida, C, 6-9, Sr.

Jeronne Maymon - Tennessee, F, 6-8, Sr. 

Jarnell Stokes - Tennessee, F, 6-8, Jr. 

Jabari Brown - Missouri, G, 6-5, Jr. 

Willie Cauley-Stein - Kentucky, F, 7-0, So.

Andrew Harrison - Kentucky, G, 6-6, Fr. 

Dakari Johnson - Kentucky, C, 7-0, Fr. 

SEC Player of the Year: Julius Randle, Kentucky

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