Alex Poythress named SEC Freshman of the Week

Alex Poythress - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Alex Poythress – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

’s Alex Poythress, a 6-foot-7, 239-pound freshman forward from Clarksville, Tenn., was named  Freshman of the Week after scoring 21.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in games against 9th-ranked and to Lafayette. Poythress had 20 points and added a team-high eight rebounds in a loss to No. 9 Duke. He then topped that performance with a 9-10 night from the field for a career-high 22 points. He became the first freshman since in Feb. 2011 to have consecutive 20-point efforts.