Monday November 28, 2011Beal Named SEC Freshman of the Week
University of Florida freshman guard Bradley Beal (St. Louis, Mo.) has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week, the conference announced today.
Beal takes home the first Conference honor of his career after strong performances in UF victories over Wright State and Jacksonville. Beal shot 6-of-11 from the field and 9-of-11 from the charity stripe to score a career-high and team-best tying 22 points against Wright State. He also added five rebounds, three assists, a block and two steals against the Raiders. He followed up his strong performance against WSU with 15 points and nine rebounds against Jacksonville. For the week, Beal averaged an impressive 18.5 points, seven rebounds, two assists and 1.5 steals.
Beal and the Gators return to action this evening at 7 p.m. when they battle Stetson at the Amway Center in Orlando.