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Men's Basketball Players of the Week: Jan. 16

16 days ago
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SEC Player of the Week 

 Colin Castleton, Florida

Castleton, a 6-foot-11, 250-pound graduate from Deland, Fla., averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds in wins at LSU and against No. 20 Missouri. Against Missouri, Castleton became the first SEC player this century to post 16 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, three steals, and two blocked shots in a conference game. He scored his 1,000th point as a Gator in the win against Missouri. Castleton's 12 free throws made and 15 free throw attempts at LSU were both career highs, as he led the Gators in scoring with 18 points.

SEC Freshman of the Week 

 Brandon Miller, Alabama

Miller, a 6-foot-9, 200-pound freshman from Antioch, Tenn., averaged 22.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in wins over No. 15 Arkansas and LSU. He shot 70 percent (14-of-20) from the field, 69.2 percent (9-of-13) from 3-point range, and 88.9 percent (8-of-9) from the free throw line. Miller made seven 3-pointers against LSU, tying his career high.