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Simmons named SEC Freshman Player of the Week

Ben Simmons (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB) Ben Simmons (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WAFB) -

Another week, another honor for LSU forward Ben Simmons.

Simmons was named SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 15.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and five assists in wins over Ole Miss and Arkansas. The forward now has 13 double-doubles this season, including five games with 15 points and 15 rebounds.

LSU (11-6, 4-1) travels this week to play Texas A&M (15-2 , 5-0) Tuesday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Texas A&M forward Jalen Jones was named SEC Player of the Week. He averaged 19 points and nine rebounds in wins over Florida and at Georgia.

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