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Monday December 16, 2013Wilbekin Named SEC Player of the Week

Gainesville, Fla.

Florida’s Scottie Wilbekin and LSU’s Jordan Mickey earned SEC Weekly Honors as announced by the league office this afternoon.

Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points en route to leading the Gators past No. 18 Kansas in the O’Connell Center on Dec. 10, 67-61. His two made three-pointers tied his season-high and his six assists were just two shy of his season-high which he set vs. Florida State. Wilbekin has now scored double-digits in three of the four games he has played this season. Wilbekin and freshman point guard counterpart, Kasey Hill, have combined for a 3.3 assist-to-turnover ratio this season (43 assists, 13 turnovers).

On the season, Wilbekin is averaging 13.0 ppg with a 46.2 three-point field goal percentage.

The Gators will face No. 15 Memphis at 7 p.m. tomorrow night at the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on ESPN. Florida will return home on Dec. 29 to take on Savannah State at 3 p.m. For information and tickets, click here.

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