Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Aaron Harrison Tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week

uk basketball1 300BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (12/2/13) – Freshman Aaron Harrison was named the Southeastern Conference’s Freshman of the Week it was announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the first of the Richmond, Texas native’s career.

Harrison averaged 18.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in two victories for Kentucky this week. He poured in a team-high 22 points and sunk nine free throws while adding a career-best seven boards vs. Eastern Michigan. He followed that performance with a 15-point, four-assist outing vs. Providence.

The shooting guard hit double-figure scoring before halftime in both victories. Harrison connected on a career-high seven field goals for a .778 percentage against Providence. His four assists against the Friars led the team and marked a career-best performance. Furthermore, he has hit at least one 3-pointer in four-straight games. UK hit a single-game record .750 from behind the arc against Providence.

Harrison is the third Wildcat this season to earn a conference weekly award. Classmate James Young earned Freshman of the Week accolades last week, while Julius Randle was tabbed the league’s Player of the Week following the opening week of the season.

Kentucky returns to action Friday in a doubleheader matchup with the women’s program at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in a showdown with Baylor. Tipoff is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET and the game will air live on ESPN.

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

In Other News...

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to Several Charges for Madisonville Man

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/20/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a trespassing complaint at a Park Avenue residence… Read More

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Drugs

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/20/14) — Madisonville Police were dispatched to Princeton Road and South Seminary Street in regard… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 17, 2014 3963

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3571

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3262

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 3103

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 3034

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 3019

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 2552

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 1338

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1290

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 20, 2014 1034

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 3262

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 3103

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 3034

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 2473

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 2242

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 3963

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3571

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 2912

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2765

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 19, 2014 1906

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06