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SEC honors Alabama's Mitchell, Kentucky's Jones

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's Tony Mitchell is the Southeastern Conference player of the week.

The SEC also named Kentucky's Terrence Jones freshman of the week on Monday.

Mitchell averaged 20 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in the Crimson Tide's wins over LSU and Arkansas. He scored a career-high 27 points against the Razorbacks, including three dunks.

Mitchell also collected nine rebounds in the Arkansas game and made 11 of 15 shots.

Jones averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds and four assists to help the Wildcats beat Mississippi State and South Carolina. He had double-doubles in both games.

Jones tied career highs with five assists against Mississippi State and with five offensive rebounds against South Carolina.

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