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Downey, Archie make coaches All-SEC team

South Carolina guard Devan Downey is a preseason first-team All-SEC pick by the league's coaches, while forward Dominique Archie made the second team.

The coaches teams were announced Monday by the SEC. The first team featured nine players, and the second team had 10.

South Carolina was one of five teams to have multiple players on the list. LSU and Tennessee had three each, while USC, Kentucky and Alabama each had a pair.

Downey was also a first-team pick in the media vote, which included five first-teamers and six on the second-team.

The coaches vote:

FIRST TEAM ... Pos ... Ht ... Wt. ... Year. ... Hometown Nick Calathes, Florida ... G/F ... 6-6 ... 194 ... So. ... Casselberry, Fla.Patrick Patterson, Kentucky ... F-C ... 6-9 ... 235 ... So. ...Huntington, W.Va.Tasmin Mitchell, LSU ... F ... 6-7... 240 ... Jr. ... Denham Springs, La.Marcus Thornton, LSU ... G ... 6-4 ... 205... Sr.... Baton Rouge, La.Chris Warren, Ole Miss ... G ... 5-10 ... 160 ... So. ... Orlando, Fla.Jarvis Varnado, Mississippi State ... F/C. .. 6-9... 210. .. Jr. ... Brownsville, Tenn.Devan Downey, South Carolina ... G ... 5-9 ... 175 ... Jr.... Chester, S.C.Tyler Smith, Tennessee ... F ... 6-7 ... 215 ... Jr. ... Pulaski, Tenn.A.J. Ogilvy, Vanderbilt ... C ... 6-11 ... 250 ... So. ... Sydney, Australia SECOND TEAM Alonzo Gee, Alabama ... G ... 6-6 ... 219 ... Sr. ... Palm Beach, Fla.Ronald Steele, Alabama ... G ... 6-1 ... 191 ... Sr. ... Birmingham, Ala.Michael Washington, Arkansas ... F/C ... 6-9 ... 239 ... Jr. ... McGehee, Ark.Korvotney Barber, Auburn ... F ... 6-7 ... 225 ... Sr. ... Manchester, Ga.Terrance Woodbury, Georgia ... G/F ... 6-7 ... 221 ... Sr. ... Virginia Beach, Va.Chris Johnson, LSU ... C ... 6-11 ... 210 ... Sr. ... Montross, Va.Jodie Meeks, Kentucky ... G-F ... 6-4 ... 208 ... Jr. ... Norcross, Ga.Dominque Archie, South Carolina ... F ... 6-7 ... 200 ... Jr. ... Augusta, Ga.Wayne Chism, Tennessee ... F ... 6-9 ... 242 ... Jr. ... Jackson, Tenn.J.P. Prince, Tennessee ... G ... 6-7 ... 205 ... Jr. ... Memphis, Tenn.

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