SEC Player of the Week
South Carolina's PJ Dozier
Dozier, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound sophomore guard from Columbia, S.C., averaged 20.5 points 6.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals and two assists in wins over Vermont and FIU last week. Dozier posted a career high 21 points, hitting a career high nine shots, in the Carolina victory over Vermont last Thursday, before following with another 20-point outing, scoring 20, in the win over FIU. Dozier hit 57.1 percent on the week, also averaging 6.5 rebounds, after pulling down six vs. Vermont and a team high seven vs. FIU. He also matched a career high with three 3s in the win over Vermont, and added two vs. FIU..
SEC Freshman of the Week
Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox
Fox, a 6-foot-3, 187-pound guard from Houston, Texas, averaged 17 points, 9.5 assists and 6.5 rebounds against Arizona State and No. 11 UCLA. Fox recorded the second triple-double in program history with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a record-breaking offensive victory for Kentucky over Arizona State. It was the first triple-double for a UK player since Chris Mills during the 1988-89 season. He then scored 20 points in a loss to No. 11 UCLA - his second 20-point effort of the year.