Missouri basketball freshman honored in the SEC

2 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Monday, March 05 2018 Mar 5, 2018 Monday, March 05, 2018 4:17:00 PM CST March 05, 2018 in Sports
By: Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri's Jontay Porter received the SEC Freshman of the Week honor on Monday, following victories over Vanderbilt and Arkansas last week. 

Porter had a career night versus Vanderbilt on Tuesday, recording a season-high of both points and assists, with 24 and six, respectively. 

Porter followed up his Tuesday performance by tying Jordan Barnett for the team-high of 19 points versus Arkansas on Saturday. Additionally, he tallied two steals, four assists and grabbed eight total rebounds. 

Porter and the fifth-seeded Missouri Tigers will face off against either Vanderbilt or Georgia on Thursday in the SEC Tournament. Missouri will play on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. 

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