UK’s Towns named SEC Freshman of the Week

first_imgKarl-Anthony Towns claimed the second SEC Freshman of the Week for the University of Kentucky in the first three weeks of the season, the league announced Monday.In games against UT Arlington and Providence, Towns averaged 12 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2 steals while earning his first double-double.The lengthy big man has helped UK this season hold all its opponents to under 40 percent shooting.Arkansas’ Michael Qualls was named the SEC’s Player of the Week.For the week of Nov. 17, fellow UK freshman Trey Lyles claimed the first SEC weekly award for the Cats.last_img