South Carolina senior forward Malik Cooke was named to the SEC Community Service Team for men's basketball.
Cooke participated in several hours of community service during his time at South Carolina.
Specifically during the 2011-12 season, Cooke helped promote literacy in a local middle school, visited with Wounded Warriors at Fort Jackson in Columbia, and participated in the annual Darrin Horn Ladies Clinic.
All 20 league-sponsored sports have had a Community Service Team since 2004
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Cooke's full bio as part of the 2011-12 team
Cooke has participated in numerous hours of community service during his career at South Carolina ... During the 2011-12 campaign, Cooke has visited Alcorn Middle School in Columbia to help promote literacy and the importance of reading to the middle school students ... He also read to a grade school class, visited with at-risk youth prior to a women's basketball game, participated in the Fourth Annual Darrin Horn Ladies Clinic, a clinic hosted by the South Carolina staff that raises awareness for breast cancer and breast cancer research ... Cooke also participated in the World Wide Day of Play, and, along with his teammates and the South Carolina staff, spent a day at Fort Jackson, a military base in Columbia, visiting with soldiers, Wounded Warriors, and also participating in an after school fan experience at Pinckney Elementary School at Fort Jackson.