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Week 1: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

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SEC Player of the Week
LSU's Duop Reath

Reath, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound junior forward from Perth, Australia, had 23 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and three steals in a win over Wofford. The junior college transfer shot 69.2 percent (9 of 13) from the field in his debut for the Tigers. Reath became the sixth player in the Johnny Jones era at LSU dating back to the start of the 2012-13 season to have at least one career 20 pts-10 rebound game.

SEC Freshman of the Week
Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox

Fox, a 6-foot-3, 187-pound guard from Houston, Texas, averaged 16.5 points, 7.5 assists and four rebounds in wins over Stephen F. Austin and Canisius. He had his first career double-double with 12 points and 12 assists in UK's season opener. It was the most assists for a UK player in their debut since assists began being kept in 1971-72. Fox finished the week with a perfect shooting percentage at the free-throw line (15 of 15).