ATLANTA (AP) - Kentucky pulled off another sweep of the awards.
This time, it was for The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference women's team.
A'dia Mathies was named player of the year Tuesday, Matthew Mitchell claimed the coaching honor, and Bria Goss picked up the award for newcomer of the year.
On Monday, the Wildcats took those same three awards on the AP men's team. Anthony Davis was both player and newcomer of the year, with the coaching award going to John Calipari.
Mathies, a 5-foot-9 junior guard, was a unanimous choice for the first team after ranking second in the conference in scoring (15.7 points a game), hitting 38 percent from 3-point range and averaging 2.7 steals. She was joined by Goss, a 5-10 freshman guard who made an immediate impact on the Wildcats, averaging 11.2 points.
The backcourt duo led the Wildcats to the SEC regular-season championship and a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, continuing to carve out a niche for the women in the Bluegrass State, where the men's team is a perennial powerhouse.
"It's really remarkable where we've gotten in a relatively short period of time," said Mitchell, who won the coaching award for the second time in three years. "Four years ago, we're not in the tournament. Three years later, you're a No. 2 seed. It's been a lot of hard work from a lot of people, particularly these players."
Tennessee senior forward Glory Johnson was another unanimous choice to the first team, which also included her teammate, wing player Shekinna Stricklen. The other two first-teamers were Vanderbilt guard Christina Foggie, the SEC's leading scorer, and LSU forward LaSondra Barrett.
Johnson averaged 14.1 points (fifth in the conference) and led the SEC in rebounding (9.4), a steadying influence for the Lady Vols in an emotional year. Longtime coach Pat Summitt announced before the season that she's in the early stages of an Alzheimer's-type dementia, and Tennessee didn't play with its usual dominance, losing a program-record three times at home and getting routed in several road games.
After ceding the regular-season title to Kentucky, the Lady Vols rebounded to win the conference tournament. Johnson was named MVP, scoring 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a 70-58 win over LSU in the title game.
After landing a No. 2 seed in the NCAAs, Johnson and her senior teammates are eager to avoid being the first class to miss out on the Final Four. Tennessee hasn't made it to the national semifinals since winning the last of its eight national titles in 2008.
"We want to show people we haven't stopped working," Johnson said. "You should see a whole new mentality when we get out there. We have a whole new mindset. You should see it in our faces every time we step on the floor."
Foggie easily won the league scoring title with a 17.8 average, while Stricklen and Barrett ranked among the top 10 in both points and rebounds. Stricken averaged 15.4 (third) and 6.4 (ninth); Barrett 12.5 (10th) and 6.9 (seventh).
Georgia had a pair of second-teamers: swing player Anne Marie Armstrong and forward Jasmine Hassell. The other picks were Florida forward Jennifer George, Arkansas guard C'eira Ricketts and Mississippi guard Valencia McFarland.
The 16th annual AP All-SEC women's squad was selected by a media panel representing each of the nine states.
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