STARKVILLE , Miss. ‑ Mississippi State point guard Dee Bost has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Concord , N.C. , native averaged 17.5 points and 4.5 rebounds this past week in the Bulldogs' two games against Western Kentucky and Arkansas , both decisive victories.
Against the Hilltoppers, he poured in a career-high 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting and followed that performance with a 17-point effort on the road at Arkansas . In his last three games, Bost is 16 of 25 from the floor, including a 6-of-12 mark from 3-point range.
He enters Wednesday's 7 p.m. showdown against Alabama at Humphrey Coliseum averaging 9.8 points and 4.3 assists an outing.