6 basketball players among UK athletes on SEC honor roll

Six men’s basketball players were among the 73 University of Kentucky athletes named to the Southeastern Conference First-Year Honor Roll  for the 2012-13 school year, the league announced Monday.

The six players and their majors were Willie Cauley-Stein (undergraduate studies), Archie Goodwin (undergraduate studies), Julius Mays (sports leadership), Tod Lanter (marketing), Alex Poythress (undergraduate studies) and Nerlens Noel (undergraduate studies).

Kentucky had the third-most student-athletes make the honor roll behind South Carolina’s 97 honorees and Alabama’s 87 honorees.