Mizzou’s women’s basketball team was picked to finish ninth by the league’s coaches, and senior guard Amber Smith was named to the Preseason All-SEC First Team, the league announced Tuesday. The league’s coaches picked Texas A&M to win the conference, followed by South Carolina, and Mississippi State. Smith averaged 12.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game, while recording 28 blocks and 31 steals last season, all career-highs. Smith was a Preseason Second Team selection last year, and was named the 2016-17 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year.

Order of Finish
1. Texas A&M
2. South Carolina
3. Mississippi State
4. Kentucky
5. Arkansas
6. LSU
7. Tennessee
8. Auburn
9. Mizzou
10. Georgia
11. Alabama
12. Vanderbilt
13. Ole Miss
14. Florida

Player of the Year
Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

First Team All-SEC
Chelsea Dungee, Arkansas
Rhyne Howard, Kentucky
Ayana Mitchell, LSU
Jordan Danberry, Mississippi State
Amber Smith, Mizzou
Tyasha Harris, South Carolina
Rennia Davis, Tennessee
Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M

Second Team All-SEC
Cierra Johnson, Alabama
Daisa Alexander, Auburn
Unique Thompson, Auburn
Gabby Connally, Georgia
Chloe Bibby, Mississippi State
Mikaiah Herbert Harrigan, South Carolina
Ciera Johnson, Texas A&M
Kayla Wells, Texas A&M
Mariella Fasoula, Vanderbilt

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