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Lady Vols' Warlick, Graves honored by Associated Press

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ATLANTA (AP) - Kentucky guard A'dia Mathies has been named Southeastern Conference women's player of the year by The Associated Press for the second season in a row.

The 5-foot-9 senior kept the award in the Bluegrass State for the fourth straight year overall. Kentucky's Victoria Dunlap won in 2010 and 2011 before Mathies went back-to-back for the Wildcats.

Tennessee claimed the other two awards announced Tuesday. Holly Warlick, who took over for the ailing Pat Summitt, was a unanimous choice as AP coach of the year. Freshman center Bashaara Graves was named newcomer of the year on every ballot.

Mathies also repeated as a unanimous first-team choice. She was joined on the squad by Texas A&M center Kelsey Bone, Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons, LSU forward Theresa Plaisance, and Vanderbilt forward Tiffany Clarke.

2012-13 Associated Press All-SEC Rosters

A'dia Mathies, Kentucky (Unanimous)
Kelsey Bone, Texas A&M
Meighan Simmons, Tennessee
Theresa Plaisance, LSU
Tiffany Clarke, Vanderbilt

Jasmine Hassell, Georgia

Bashaara Graves, Tennessee
DaNesha Stallworth, Kentucky
Ieasia Walker, South Carolina
Hasina Muhammad, Auburn

Martha Alwal, Mississippi State
Jaterra Bonds, Florida
Kristi Bellock, Texas A&M
Jennifer George, Florida
Jasmine James, Georgia
Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt
Adrienne Pratcher, Texas A&M
Adrienne Webb, LSU
Aleighsa Welch, South Carolina

PLAYER OF THE YEAR - A'dia Mathies, Kentucky
COACH OF THE YEAR - Holly Warlick, Tennessee
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR - Bashaara Graves, Tennessee

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