Three from Razorbacks named to preseason SEC team

Updated: October 21, 2005, 3:42 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas guards Ronnie Brewer and Jonathon Modica and forward Darian Townes have been named to the preseason All-Southeastern Conference basketball team, the SEC announced Friday.

Arkansas tied Alabama for the most selections on the team with three each.

Brewer is on the first team; Modica and Townes on the second.

Brewer is the top returning scorer (16.2) and field goal percentage leader (.475) in the SEC this year. He also led the team last year in rebounding (4.8).

Modica averaged 9.6 points and 2.8 rebounds as a junior. He became the 28th Razorback to score 1,000 career points last year.

Townes was second on the team in five categories last year scoring (10.2), rebounding (4.6), shooting (.519), free throw percentage (.698) and blocked shots (1.6).

The Razorbacks play a Red-White game Oct. 29.

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