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Men's Basketball Players of the Week: Jan. 9

77 days ago
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SEC Player of the Week 

 Julius Marble, Texas A&M

Marble, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound junior from Dallas, Texas, averaged 17 points and 7.5 rebounds in wins at Florida and against LSU. His dominance in the paint helped the Aggies win for the first time in Gainesville with a 66-63 win over Florida and snap a 10-game losing skid to LSU with a convincing 69-56 victory over the Tigers. Marble connected on 57.7 percent of his shots as he posted 17 bruising points against both the Gators and Tigers. He narrowly missed his first career double-double with nine rebounds against LSU and had 15 boards in the two games.

SEC Freshman of the Week 

 Brandon Miller, Alabama

Miller, a 6-foot-9, 200-pound freshman from Antioch, Tenn., averaged 18 points and six rebounds in wins over Ole Miss and Kentucky. He opened the week with 17 points, five rebounds and three steals at Ole Miss. Miller then had 19 points and seven rebounds against the Wildcats.