Porter and Robertson both earn SEC Honors

6 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Tuesday, March 06 2018 Mar 6, 2018 Tuesday, March 06, 2018 4:50:00 PM CST March 06, 2018 in Sports
By: Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

BIRMINGHAM - A duo of Tigers, Kassius Robertson and Jontay Porter both received honors respectively at the SEC Coaches awards announced on Tuesday.

Robertson earned All-SEC First-Team recognition. The last Tiger to earn such an award was back in the 2013-14 season (Jabari Brown). Jontay Porter was named Co-Sixth Man of the Year. In addition, Porter also made the All-Freshman team.

On the season, Robertson finished fifth in SEC scoring, recording 17.5 points per game. The graduate senior also finished second in the SEC for both three-point field goal percentage (.444) and three-pointers made per game (3.3) in conference play.

Earning All-SEC First-Team recognition is Robertson's highest collegiate award.

Porter averaged 11.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 blocks per game in SEC play.

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