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Week 10: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

216 days ago
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SEC Player of the Week - Tennessee's Grant Williams

Williams, a 6-foot-7, 241-pound sophomore forward from Charlotte, N.C., averaged 23 points, and six rebounds in wins at Vanderbilt and against Texas A&M. Williams had a historic scoring effort during UT's win at Vanderbilt, dropping a career-high 37 points on 12-of-20 shooting in 33 minutes. His 37 points are the most in a game by a Vol since Ron Slay scored 38 vs. New Mexico on Jan. 4, 2003. Williams leads the Vols in scoring and rebounding this season. In SEC play, his 19.6 points per game lead the league.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Gilgeous-Alexander, a 6-foot-6, 180-pound guard from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada., averaged 19 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists while playing 39 minutes per game in wins over Texas A&M and at Vanderbilt. Against Texas A&M, he had 16 points, seven rebounds, five assists, a career-high two blocks and a steal. On the road at Vanderbilt, he boasted a game-high 22 points. He also chipped in with six assists and four boards. He's dished out four more assists in seven straight games.