Lofton is SEC Player of the Week

    
December 11th, 2006

SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Chris Lofton, Tennessee
G * 6-2 * 197 * Jr. * Maysville, Ky.

* Lofton scored a career-high 34 points in Tennessee's win over
16th-ranked Memphis.
* With less than a minute left in the first half, his 21 points were
more than the Memphis Tigers' 20 points.
* He moved into second-place on Tennessee's career 3-pointers made list
with 243, making five or more triples for the fourth time on the season.
* He scored 30 or more points for the third time this season and in the
last three games is shooting 60.7 percent (17-of-28) from 3-point range.
* Lofton leads the Vols with his 53.9 field goal percentage and 49.3
three-point percentage.

Lofton's Season Stats
PPG RPG APG BPG SPG
20.3 2.8 1.2 0.2 1.9

SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

Brandis Raley-Ross, South Carolina
G * 6-2 * 195 * Fr. * Gastonia, N.C.

* Raley-Ross helped lead South Carolina to a 2-0 record last week,
recording a home win over the College of Charleston, 67-55, and a key
road win at Baylor, 64-59.
* He scored nine points with four rebounds, two assists and one steal
versus College of Charleston and totaled 11 points, four rebounds and
two assists at Baylor.
* Raley-Ross also was 3-of-6 from three-point range in the road win at
Baylor.
* He has scored double figures in five of the last seven games.

Raley-Ross' Season Stats
PPG RPG APG BPG SPG
11.6 4.6 1.5 0.0 0.8

SEC WEEKLY AWARDS

Week 1 Korvotney Barber, Auburn (Player)
Patrick Beverly, Arkansas (Freshman)
Week 2 Chris Lofton, Tennessee (Player)
Brandis Raley-Ross, South Carolina (Freshman)
Week 3 Bam Doyne, Ole Miss (Player)
Patrick Beverly, Arkansas (Freshman)
Week 4 Mike Mercer, Georgia (Player)
Ben Hansbrough, Mississippi State (Freshman)
Week 5 Chris Lofton, Tennessee (Player)
Brandis Raley-Ross, South Carolina (Freshman)