Moncrief Takes Home SEC Freshman of the Week

LSU's Raigyne Moncrief
LSU's Raigyne Moncrief
Quinn Perret
Matt Dunaway
Matt Dunaway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – LSU women’s basketball guard Raigyne Moncrief picked up her second SEC Freshman of the Week award of the season as announced Monday by the league office. She also won the honor after she earned Barclays Invitational Most Outstanding Player in December.

Moncrief provided 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game during last week’s action. She buried 50 percent of her field goal attempts and came away with 22 of her 30 points in the second half. The Florida native equaled a career-high with nine rebounds at No. 19 Texas A&M.

Moncrief has pieced together four consecutive games with at least 15 points and reached double figures in five of her last six appearances. Defensively, she has collected 16 steals over her last five games and moved into fifth place on the SEC list. 

After a midweek bye, LSU returns to action on Sunday to face SEC frontrunner and No. 5 South Carolina. Tip time for the program’s Play4Kay game is 2:30 p.m., and the game will be televised by ESPN2 along with http://www.watchespn.com/.

The LSU Sports Radio Network will broadcast the game on Talk 107.3 FM in Baton Rouge. Live audio also will be available for Geaux Zone subscribers at www.LSUsports.net/live. Patrick Wright, the voice of the Lady Tigers, has the radio call.

For all of the latest news and information on Lady Tiger basketball, visit www.lsusports.net/womensbasketball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsuwbkb along with @lsuwbkb and @NikkiCaldwell on Twitter.

 

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