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Repeat feat: Bam named SEC Frosh of Week

Bam Adebayo and the Wildcats displayed confidence and toughness in a win over Vandy Tuesday night at Rupp Arena (Tammie Brown Photo) After helping Kentucky win its 48th regular-season Southeastern Conference crown, freshman forward Bam Adebayo was named the league’s top-performing freshman on Monday for a second straight week. Adebayo provided a consistent presence for the Cats in two historic comeback...

UK guard Jamal Murray ends big month with SEC Freshman of the Week honor

Kentucky guard Jamal Murray was named Freshman of the Week Monday (Bill Thiry Photo)February will be a month to remember for freshman Jamal Murray. The sharpshooter averaged 26.4 points per game in eight games this month and capped it with a 33-point performance at Vanderbilt en route to claiming Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honors on Monday. It is the fourth such honor of the season...

Getting to be a habit: Kentucky's Booker named SEC Freshman of the Week once again

Devin Booker was named SEC Freshman of the Week for the third straight week and fourth time overall (UK Athletics Photo)   Kentucky’s freshman long-range sharpshooter has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive time and for the fourth time overall, more than any other player, league officials announced.   Booker logged 12 points, 1.5 rebounds and...

Booker becomes third Wildcat to take home SEC Freshman of the Week honors

Kentucky’ Devin Booker is the third Wildcat to earn SEC Freshman of the Week honors, joining Trey Lyles and Karl-Anthony Towns (UK Athletics Photo)   Guard Devin Booker was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week on Monday after scoring a game-high 19 points in Kentucky’s 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday in the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago.   The Grand Rapids, Mich.,...

Aaron Harrison earns Freshman of the Week after 23 points, seven assists against Belmont

Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison was named SEC Freshman of the Week for his 23-point, seven-assist performances against Belmont on Saturday. (Photo by James Pennington)   Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison has been named SEC Freshman of the Week for his 23-point performance Saturday against Belmont, the league office announced Monday. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   Harrison has 23...