Tuesday, December 27, 2016

UK Hoops Player Evelyn Akhator Named SEC Player of the Week



League Office Tabs Akhator SEC Player of the Week


SEC WOMEN'S 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.

Stats

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

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