SEC Player of the Week – Georgia center Braelen Bridges, a 6-foot-11, 245-pound fifth-year player from Atlanta, Ga., had 18 points and six rebounds in just 18 minutes of action in a 77-62 win over Notre Dame. Bridges connected on 9-of-9 shots from the floor against the Fighting Irish, one field goal shy of qualifying for the Bulldogs’ single-game record. He helped the Bulldogs capture their first victory over a non-conference Power-5 opponent in more than three years.
SEC Freshman of the Week – Alabama forward Brandon Miller, a 6-foot-9, 200-pound freshman from Antioch, Tenn., had 36 points and six rebounds against No. 15 Gonzaga. His 36 points are the most by a Division I freshman this season. Miller converted 54.5 percent (12-of-22) of his field goals and 54.5 percent (6-of-11) of his 3-points attempts against the Zags.