Birmingham, Ala. – In a continuing effort to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes beyond the field of competition, the SEC once again highlighted a Community Service Team for men’s basketball for the 2015-16 season.
This marks the 18th year for the SEC Community Service Team for men’s basketball as well as for women’s basketball. All 21 league-sponsored sports have had a Community Service Team since 2004, with at-large teams for men’s and women’s sports being chosen from 1999-2003. The SEC began this concept with a football Community Service Team in 1994.
Marcus Lee – Kentucky | Jr. | F | 6-9 | 224 | Antioch, Calif.
Since his arrival to UK, Lee has given more than 100 hours to the community in a variety of avenues … Spearheaded projects such as God’s Pantry, UK Blanket Project where student-athletes made blankets for children’s hospital patients … Salvation Army bell ringer … Volunteers for Hospital visits … Samaritan’s Feet … Participant and volunteer in National Student Athlete Day and the UK Athletics Welcome Back Picnic … Mainstay at UK basketball camps … Represented UK at local hospital visits at each of the last two Final Fours … Volunteers to speak as a motivational speaker at his high school Deer Valley in Antioch, Calif. Treasurer of SAAC … 2015-16 Good Works Nominee … 2015 SEC Community Service team member … Two-time All-SEC Academic team member.