SEC Player of the Week - Texas A&M guard Quenton Jackson, a 6-foot-5, 173-pound senior from Los Angeles, Calif., averaged 16.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 steals against Wisconsin, Butler and Notre Dame at the Maui Invitational. He led the Aggies in scoring in all three games at the Maui Invitational, where Texas A&M finished the tournament with a 2-1 record. Swiped a career-high five steals in the Aggies' win over Butler. He scored a season-high 18 points against Notre Dame, helping the Aggies erase a 14-point lead in the second half, the largest comeback win for Texas A&M since 2016. Jackson has now scored 10-or-more points in the last six games.
SEC Freshman of the Week - Auburn forward Jabari Smith, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound freshman from Tyrone, Ga., averaged 19.3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game against No. 22 UConn, Loyola Chicago and Syracuse at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Smith recorded 22 points against the Huskies and Orange, his second and third 20-point outings of his young career with the Tigers. He also went a career best 12-for-12 from the free throw line versus UConn shooting 93.3 percent from the charity stripe for the week, while also knocking down six 3-pointers.