Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons has been named the Associated Press SEC Player of the Year.
Simmons, a five foot, nine inch senior, averaged 16.2 points per game, leading the Lady Vols to a 27-5 record and SEC tournament title. Tennessee also claimed a top seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
In Tennessee’s final 12 games of the regular season, Simmons averaged 20.5 points per game and shot 49.7 percent from the field. She also averaged 15.3 points per game in the SEC Tournament.