Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin named SEC Player of the Week
Florida junior guard Scottie Wilbekin has been named SEC Player of the Week, the league office announced this morning.
Wilbekin averaged 15 points, six assists and two rebounds in wins at Georgia and at Mississippi State. At Georgia, Wilbekin led the team in scoring with 17 points, matching a career-best. He was 7-for-9 from the field against the Bulldogs.
Against Mississippi State, Wilbekin had his third-straight game scoring in double-figures, finishing with 13 points. He was also one assist shy of his second career double-double. This marks the second consecutive week that Wilbekin has recorded at least nine assists in a game.
Florida (16-2, 6-0 SEC) will host South Carolina Wednesday at 8 p.m. The game will be televised on the SEC Network.