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Kentucky's Tyler Ulis Named SEC Player Of The Year, Defensive Player Of The Year

The SEC announced this afternoon the recipients of the awards for the 2015-16 men's basketball season. 

SEC Player of the Year: Kentucky guard Tyler Ulis. He averaged 16.6 points, 7.4 assists and 3.3 rebounds a game for the Wildcats.

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SEC Coach of the Year: Texas A&M's Billy Kennedy. He guided the Aggies to a shared regular season title and No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. 

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— Texas A&M Basketball (@aggiembk) March 8, 2016

">@SEC Coach of the Year! #12thMan#AggieHoopspic.twitter.com/3nc0AjUed1

— Aggie Men's Hoops (@AggieMensHoops) March 8, 2016

SEC Defensive Player of the Year: Tyler Ulis. 

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— SEC (@SEC)

2016 SEC Men's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year:

TYLER ULIS, @KentuckyMBBhttps://t.co/R6nyI1TLucpic.twitter.com/ARCqnWKXBM

— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) March 8, 2016

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SEC Sixth Man of the Year: South Carolina's Duane Notice. He averaged 11.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. 

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— SEC (@SEC)

2016 SEC Men's Basketball Sixth Man of the Year:

Duane Notice, @GamecockMBBhttps://t.co/R6nyI1TLucpic.twitter.com/J1k1mGdbWN

— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) March 8, 2016

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SEC Freshman of the Year: Ben Simmons. He averaged 19.6 points, 11.9 rebounds and five assists per game. 

">@LSUBasketball https://t.co/R6nyI1TLucpic.twitter.com/JKSnud8dzp

— SEC (@SEC)

2016 SEC Men's Basketball Freshman of the Year:

BEN SIMMONS, @LSUBasketballhttps://t.co/R6nyI1TLucpic.twitter.com/JKSnud8dzp

— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) March 8, 2016

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The SEC Tournament starts Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn. 

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