For the fourth time this season, Tennessee’s Bashaara Graves has been named the SEC women’s basketball freshman of the week.
The 6-foot-2 forward is the first player this season to earn one of the SEC weekly player honors four times.
In victories over Missouri and Florida, Graves averaged 16.5 points and 10.0 rebounds as well as 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals.
Graves had 17 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday’s 78-75 overtime victory in Gainesville, Fla. She also recorded four assists and two steals in the hard-fought victory. Her free throw with 13 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime. She sealed the win with two free throws with 8.4 seconds left in overtime.
On Thursday, she had 16 points and eight rebounds against Missouri.
Graves is averaging 16.3 points and 9.0 rebounds in SEC play and is shooting 53.8 from the field and 82.1 from the line.
The ninth-ranked Lady Vols (13-3, 4-0 SEC) play at Auburn on Thursday.