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Week 5: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

344 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Player of the Week - LSU's Duop Reath

Reath, a 6-foot-11, 244-pound senior forward from Perth, Australia, scored a career-high 30 points in 27 minutes of action in leading the Tigers to a win over UNCW. He came off the bench to make 76.5 percent (13-of-17) of his field goal attempts and three of four free throws.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Arkansas' Daniel Gafford

Gafford, a 6-foot-11, 234-pound forward from El Dorado, Ark., averaged 15 points 6.5 rebounds and four blocks in wins over Colorado State and No. 14 Minnesota. Gafford had 16 points, seven rebounds and six blocks against Minnesota. He was perfect from the field against the Gophers, making all eight of his shots. Gafford had 14 points and six rebounds in a win over Colorado State. He has pulled down five or more rebounds in seven straight games and has multiple blocks in five games, including three or more in three.