Phil Pressey Named SEC Player of the Week

5 years 1 week 1 day ago Monday, January 07 2013 Jan 7, 2013 Monday, January 07, 2013 10:09:02 AM CST January 07, 2013 in Tiger Talk
Source: Dave Reiter - Press Release

COLUMBIA -- Missouri's Phil Pressey was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday after pouring in a career high 26 points to lead the Tigers to a thrilling 66-64 win over Bucknell.

The Preseason SEC Player of the Year, Pressey currently ranks among the nation's Top 10 in assists per game (7.2) and fueled Missouri's offense on Saturday, hitting 10-of-22 shots, including a perfect 3-of-3 shooting from three-point range in the second half.

Pressey also dished five assists and is now tied with Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Larry Drew for third on the school's career assists list with 433.

The Dallas native is the second Tiger to earn SEC Player of the Week honors from the league office. Laurence Bowers won the award on Dec. 24 after leading Missouri to a Bud Light Braggin' Rights win over Illinois.

Pressey leads the SEC in assists per game and ranks second on the club in scoring (13.8 ppg). He is averaging 22.5 points and 12.0 assists over his last two games.

Mizzou returns to action on Tuesday against Alabama in the 2013 SEC opener. The game is scheduled to tip at 6 p.m. CT on ESPN.

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