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Week 15: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

90 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Player of the Week - Kentucky forward PJ Washington, a 6-foot-8, 228-pound sophomore from Dallas, Texas, averaged 21.5 points, seven rebounds, two assists and 1.5 steals against No. 19 LSU and No. 1 Tennessee. Washington posted a game-high 20 points to go along with a game-high-trying nine boards, three assists and steal against LSU. He tallied a game-high 23 points in addition to five boards, two blocks, two steals and an assist in a 16-point win against top-ranked Tennessee. He shot 75 percent (9-of-12) against the Vols and connected on 64 percent (16-of-25) from the field for the week.

SEC Co-Freshmen of the Week - Florida guard Andrew Nembhard, a 6-foot-5, 191-pound freshman from Aurora, Ontario, and Vanderbilt guard Aaron Nesmith, a 6-foot-6, 213-pound freshman from Charleston, S.C., were named SEC Co-Freshmen of the Week. Nembhard averaged 15.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in wins over Vanderbilt and at Alabama. Nembhard shot a team-best 92.8 percent (13-of-14) from the field for the week, including a perfect 9-for-9 performance at Alabama. Nesmith averaged 25.0 points, 11.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals against Florida and Auburn. He had a career-high 26 points against Florida and a career-high 14 rebounds against Auburn.