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Week 5: Men's Basketball Players of the Week

211 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Player of the Week - Vanderbilt guard Saben Lee, a 6-foot-2, 183-pound junior from Phoenix, Ariz., had 25 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in leading the Commodores to a 90-76 win over Buffalo. Lee was 8-of-15 from the floor and a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line in the win.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Auburn forward Isaac Okoro, a 6-foot-6, 225-pound freshman from Powder Springs, Ga., had 18 points, nine rebounds, three assists and a block in Auburn's overtime win against Furman. He posted career marks for both scoring and rebounding while scoring a team-best six points in overtime, including a perfect 4-for-4 from the foul line. Okoro made final two free throws to ice game away and elevate Auburn's lead to three with one second remaining. He paced Auburn to a 14-point comeback in the second half - the Tigers' largest come-from-behind victory since defeating Georgia (16) in 2018.