Auburn guard KT Harrell scoring a large percentage of the Tigers' points is nothing new; the Alabama native is averaging 19.1 points per game this season. After dropping 43 points in two wins this week, the junior was recognized for his talent.
Harrell was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Harrell scored 14 points in a 66-64 win over Clemson and then a career-high 29 against Boston College. He scored in double figures in each of the Tigers' first nine games.
"KT was big," head coach Tony Barbee said. "I have been waiting for the breakout. He has been playing well all year."
Despite only hitting 6 of 22 three pointers in the first four games, Harrell has rebounded as a consistent scoring threat from behind the arc. Harrell hit six three-pointers against Boston College.
Harrell has also been consistent on the free-throw line. The junior has only missed six free throws in his 50 attempts this season.
Harrell, a transfer from Virginia, has worked well with Auburn's leading scorer Chris Denson. Denson is averaging 19.2 points per game.