BATON ROUGE – Freshman forward Jordan Mickey of LSU was named one of the best five players in the Southeastern Conference for the month of November according to CollegeHoopsDaily.com.
Mickey had a good start for the Tigers, who are 5-2, entering their next game on Dec. 14 against ULM at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Mickey averaged 13.3 points in the first seven games for LSU and 8.7 rebounds with 26 blocks. He had four double doubles (points-rebounds) – 14-10 at UMass (11/12); 10-13 vs. Northwestern State (11/16); 16-11 vs. UNO (11/19); and, 14-10 vs. Saint Joseph’s (11/28).
Mickey, who has earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors during the month of November, has averaged 33.3 minutes per game and made 39-of-70 field goal attempts (55.7%).
Along with Mickey, the web site picked for its 5-man November team – Guards – Chris Denson of Auburn and Jordan Clarkson of Missouri; and, joining Mickey at forwards were Julius Randle of Kentucky and Patric Young of Florida. Randle earned their league player of the month honor.
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