Poythress SEC Freshman Of Week

Poythress SEC Freshman Of Week

Kentucky's Alex Poythress has been named SEC freshman of the week.
Kentucky's Alex Poythress has been named SEC freshman of the week.

From UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Alex Poythress has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after averaging 21.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in games against 9th-ranked Duke and to Lafayette.

Poythress had 20 points and added a team-high eight rebounds in a loss to No. 9 Duke. He then topped that performance with a 9-of-10 night from the field for a career-high 22 points in the win over Lafayette. He became the first freshman since Brandon Knight in Feb. 2011 to have consecutive 20-point efforts.

The honor is the first in Poythress’ career and the second for UK this season.


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