Washington named SEC Freshman of the Week

First honor for the UK guard
Posted at 2:18 PM, Nov 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 14:18:21-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. — University of Kentucky guard TyTy Washington has been named the SEC Freshman of the Week by the league. It's the first honor in his short career as a Wildcat.

The 6'3" guard averaged 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in wins over Mount St. Mary's and Ohio. That included a 20 point 12 rebound performance against the Bobcats with both of those numbers being career high's.

According to ESPN Stats & Info, he is just the third player in the John Calipari era to record at least 20 points, at least 10 rebounds and at least five assists in a game, joining Isaiah Briscoe and James Young.

Washington and the Wildcats host Albany Monday night at 7:00 and it's streaming only on SEC Network+ and ESPN+.