Tuesday, December 27, 2016

UK Hoops Player Evelyn Akhator Named SEC Player of the Week

League Office Tabs Akhator SEC Player of the Week


Evelyn Akhator • Kentucky
Post • Senior • Lagos, Nigeria

  • Recorded her seventh double-double of the season against Washington State, scoring 19 points with 13 rebounds - six offensive, seven defensive - with one assist, one block and three steals.

  • Went 9-of-12 from the free-throw line, which tied a career-high free throws made.

  • Went 3-of-4 from the free-throw line down the stretch, including two clutch free throws :42 seconds left in the game to give Kentucky the win.

  • Now has 20 career double-doubles, which ranks her tied for fifth in program history in career double-doubles.

  • Has recorded 10 or more rebounds in eight games this season and scored in double figures in 10 games.

  • Has led Kentucky in rebounding in nine of its 12 games.


  • vs. Washington State 19 pts, 13 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 3 stl

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