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Week 4: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

12 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Mississippi State Athletics

SEC Player of the Week - Mississippi State's Tyson Carter

Carter, a 6-foot-4, 165-pound sophomore guard from Starkville, Miss., averaged 27.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals in wins over North Dakota State and Dayton. Carter scored a career-high 35 points against North Dakota State before totaling 20 against Dayton with a key 3-pointer late in the game to break a 56-56 tie. In his two games, he drained 19 of his 29 shots and was 12-20 beyond the arc. In his last four games, he's now scored 83 points.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Auburn's Chuma Okeke

Okeke, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward from Atlanta. Ga., averaged 11 points and eight rebounds in wins at Dayton and against George Mason. Okeke had a career-high with 15 points in a tough environment at Dayton. He produced back-to-back career-best rebounding games with eight boards against both Dayton and George Mason. He scored 22 of team's 53 bench points on the week (42 percent) and 16 of the bench's 33 boards (48 percent). Okeke has scored in double-figures in four of the last six games.