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Week 3: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

14 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Player of the Week - Florida's Jalen Hudson

Hudson, a 6-foot-6, 192-pound junior guard from Richmond, Va., averaged 25.3 points and 5.6 rebounds against Stanford, 17th-ranked Gonzaga and No.1 Duke. Hudson was named to the PK80 Motion Bracket All-Tournament Team after shooting 53 percent (26-49) from the field, 56 percent (14-25) from 3-point distance and 83.3 percent (10-12) from the free throw stripe. He made 8-of-12 3-pointers on his way to a 35-point effort against Gonzaga. He registered his first career double-double against Duke with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Alabama's Collin Sexton

Sexton, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard from Mableton, Ga., averaged 26.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and four assists against UT Arlington, BYU and 14th-ranked Minnesota. In the Barclays Classic championship game again Minnesota he set an Alabama freshman scoring record with 40 points, including 31 in the second half. Sexton scored 15 of those points in the final 7:32 while the Tide were playing with just three players on the court. He became the first Alabama player to score 40 in a game since Reggie King had 43 points in 1978-79. Sexton began the week by scoring a then-season high 29 points in a one-point victory over UT Arlington.