SEC honors UF’s Wilbekin

Florida Gators guard Scottie Wilbekin smiles on the bench against the Missouri Tigers during the second half on Jan. 19 at the O'Connell Center.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer
Published: Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:18 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:18 a.m.

Florida’s Scottie Wilbekin, a 6-foot-2, 176-pound junior guard, was named SEC Player of the Week after averaging 15 points, six assists and two rebounds in wins at Georgia and at Mississippi State last week.

Against Georgia, Wilbekin led the team in scoring with 17 points, matching a career-best. He was 7-for-9 from the field against the Bulldogs.

Against Mississippi State on Saturday, Wilbekin notched his third-straight game scoring in double-figures, finishing with 13 points. He was also one assist shy of his second career double-double.

This marks the second consecutive week that Wilbekin has recorded at least nine assists in a game.

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