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SEC hands out honors




BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

Mississippi State’s Jamont Gordon was named Southeastern Conference player of the week Monday after leading the Bulldogs to two wins last week and a 4-0 league start.

Gordon scored 24 points each in victories over Kentucky and Alabama, playing both the point guard and power forward positions.

He averaged 6.5 rebounds, five assists and shot 60 percent from 3-point range, making nine.

He matched his career high with five 3-pointers in a 69-64 win over Kentucky and had a careerhigh ten field goals in a 66-56 win over Alabama that marked the team’s eighth straight win.

Gordon is sixth in the SEC with 17.8 points per game and seventh with 4.3 assists per game.


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