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LSU's Simmons named SEC Freshman of the Week

Ben Simmons (Source: WAFB) Ben Simmons (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Ben Simmons has once again been named the SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 18.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and seven assists in wins over Auburn and Miss. State. 

Simmons started the week with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the Tigers 80-68 victory against Auburn.

In Saturday night's 88-77 win against Miss. State, Simmons finished with 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and two steals.

Alabama senior guard Retin Obasohan was named SEC Player of the Week. Obasohan averaged 20.5 points, six rebounds and five assists in wins over Miss. State and Missouri.

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