Kassius Robertson named player of the week

3 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Monday, February 05 2018 Feb 5, 2018 Monday, February 05, 2018 3:21:00 PM CST February 05, 2018 in Sports
By: Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri guard, Kassius Robertson, was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week this morning, following a victory over No. 24 Kentucky over the weekend. 

In Missouri's first win over the Wildcats, Robertson scored 16 points, to tie for the team-lead. In the final minutes, he put the game on ice, shooting a perfect 8-for-8 from the line. 

Robertson averages 16 points per game on the season, leading the scoring record in 12 out of the team's 23 outings this season. The Cansius transfer also leads Missouri from points beyond the arc, posting 41 percent. 

Robertson is Missouri's first Conference Player of the Week honoree since the 2013-2014 season, when former Missouri guard, Jordan Clarkson, was honored. 

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