After a monster week that saw two 20 point performances, Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley has been named SEC Player of the Week.

Quickley led the Cats to victories over LSU and Florida after averaging 23.5 points and a career-high three steals in each game.

On Tuesday, Quickley scored 21 points against the Tigers to pad Kentucky’s lead to two games over LSU in the SEC standings. Saturday, Quickley ended Florida’s hopes at an SEC crown with a career-high 26 point performance.

In each game, Quickley got hot in the second half as he shot 75% from the field and 71.4% from 3-point range.

On the season, the sophomore is averaging 15.5 points and shooting 57.1% from the field, 58.8% from 3-point range and 92.1 from the free throw line.

The impressive numbers have landed Quickley in the heart of the SEC  Player of the Year conversation.

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