McRae increased his scoring from 8.6 points per game as a sophomore to 15.7 as a junior. He’ll be considered one of the SEC’s top returning players next season.
After starting the season 11-10, the Vols rallied to win eight of their last nine regular-season games — including victories over Kentucky, Missouri and Florida — to finish fifth in the SEC. Tennessee finished with a record of 20-13.
Mark Pancratz, the coordinator for video scouting, served as the master of ceremonies for the event, which was held at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coach Cuonzo Martin also offered remarks.
McRae and Stokes also were presented with their postseason SEC awards. McRae was an All-SEC first-team choice. Stokes was on the second team.