Moody Adds More SEC Honors by Media

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas guard Moses Moody added to his honors list as he was named the Associated Press SEC Newcomer of the Year and first team All-SEC, as voted by the league’s media.

  • Moody is the third Razorback to be tabbed AP SEC Newcomer of the Year, joining Patrick Beverley (2007) and Joe Johnson (2000).
  • Moody is the ninth Razorback (11 total honors) to be a consensus first team All-SEC pick. (Scotty Thurman and Corliss Williamson were two-time, consensus first team All-SEC. This is the third straight year Arkansas has produced a consensus first team All-SEC selection.)
  • Moody is the first Razorback freshman to be named AP first team All-SEC.
  • Moody earns the 13th AP first-team All-SEC honor by a Razorback.

Moses Moody Season Highlights

  • Ranks third in the SEC in scoring and third among NCAA freshmen in scoring (17.5 ppg)
  • 1 of 3 freshmen in the NCAA to average at least 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds
  • 1 of 2 SEC players – the only freshman – to average 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds
  • 1 of 3 SEC players – the only freshman – to rank among the league’s top 20 in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, free throw percentage and 3-point percentage
  • 1 of 4 SEC players – the only freshman – to shot at least 42 percent from the field, 35 percent from 3-point range and 80 percent from the free throw line
  • Ranks eighth in the NCAA in free throws made while setting an Arkansas freshman record for free throws made despite a pandemic-shortened season

2021 SEC HONORS (Media)

First Team All-SEC
Herb Jones, Alabama
Moses Moody, Arkansas
Scotty Pippen Jr., Vanderbilt
Cameron Thomas, LSU
Trendon Watford, LSU

Second Team All-SEC
Tre Mann, Florida
Sahvir Wheeler, Georgia
John Petty, Alabama
Jeremiah Tilmon, Missouri
Dru Smith, Missouri

Coach of the Year: Nate Oats, Alabama
Player of the Year: Herbert Jones, Alabama
Newcomer of the Year: Moses Moody, Arkansas

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