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SEC News & Notes: Blocks Record, POY, More

February 19th, 2010
Mississippi State's Jarvis VarnadoSome SEC News & Notes, as I am trapped inside with around 18 inches of snow on the ground here in Cincinnati. (Yes, I realize other areas of the country have much more than that, but this gives me an excuse to be lazy and stay in front of the television watching college basketball). So without further ado, here's what's happening around the league.

Devan Downey: Player of the Week

February 2nd, 2010
South Carolina guard Devan Downey Player of the Week: Devan Downey, South Carolina


South Carolina Basketball Preview: #30

October 19th, 2009
South Carolina 

Overall Rank: #30

Conference Rank: #4 Southeastern Conference

Devan Downey Returning to South Carolina

June 15th, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina men's basketball player Devan Downey announced on Saturday that he has withdrawn his name from the 2009 National Basketball Association's draft pool and will return to school for his senior season in 2009-10.

Downey earned numerous postseason awards, including First-Team All-SEC by the league's coaches and the Associated Press, while he also earned Honorable Mention All-American accolades by the AP.  He secured another impressive season in the statistical categories in 2008-09.

Devan Downey to Test NBA Draft

April 7th, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina junior point guard Devan Downey has announced today that he will submit his name for the pool for the 2009 NBA Draft. Downey will not hire an agent, leaving open the opportunity to return to the Gamecocks for his senior season.

"I feel at this point in my career it is important for me to test the draft waters to see what the next logical step in my basketball career is," Downey said. "I told Coach Horn of my decision and he has been very supportive throughout the entire process."

South Carolina's Downey Named SEC Player of the Week

February 2nd, 2009
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - South Carolina's Devan Downey was named the SEC Player of the Week after averaging 20.5 points, 4.0 assists and 3.5 steals in leading the Gamecocks to wins over Vanderbilt and at Kentucky in league play last week. Downey tallied 18 points, while adding four assists and a team-best three steals in the Gamecock victory over Vanderbilt on Wednesday. Downey backed that up with one of his top performances of the season in Carolina's upset of then-No. 24 Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Saturday when he tallied 23 points, four assists and four steals in the victory.