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Tyler Herro named SEC Freshman of the Week

(Photo: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)

(Photo: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)

The SEC Freshman of the Week award is coming to Kentucky for the fifth time in six weeks.

This time it is Tyler Herro who earned the conference’s Freshman of the Week award, following Kentucky’s wins at Georgia and at Auburn. Herro averaged a team-high 16 points, five rebounds and four assists per game in the two victories. He’s also made 17 consecutive free throws and leads the team in scoring in the last 11 games.

It’s the second Freshman of the Week trophy for Herro this season, tying him with teammates Ashton Hagans and Keldon Johnson, who also have two apiece.

Go Cats.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

11 Comments for Tyler Herro named SEC Freshman of the Week

  1. Wade
    11:21 am January 21, 2019 Permalink

    Herro is a baaaaad man!

  2. KYjellyRoll
    11:25 am January 21, 2019 Permalink

    Congrats…I called it!

    • JASUN74
      2:38 pm January 21, 2019 Permalink

      Haha. JellyRoll! I believe my six month old nephew could’ve call this one don’t you? Lol. He’s playing some great basketball and we’re playing amazing as a whole team now. I love this team and believe we’re starting to get the Eye of the Wildcat!!

  3. The last sith lord
    11:35 am January 21, 2019 Permalink

    Ol slow jump shot herro still needs another year. He struggles to get that 3 off and in the nba he get deatoyed rt now. His handles are still suspect and has issues against height. In the nba at the 2 and 3 hell regularly face 6’8″ -6’11” guys .

    • Wade
      11:55 am January 21, 2019 Permalink

      You need to have your momma eliminate some of the prescriptions your on my man! Be happy for these kids that are in college and working on their craft day in and out!I’m here to congratulate you on your hater of the week nomination! And the results are in with a landslide victory thelastdicklord. Boooo!!!

    • Smyrna_Cat
      12:10 pm January 21, 2019 Permalink

      These types of posts are not needed. What do posters … and some KSR writers … feel the need to constantly pee on everything. Is it marking territory or an indication it is nap time?

    • ibescootch
      12:29 pm January 21, 2019 Permalink

      Everything you mentioned is a skill that can be worked on, except height, and plenty of guys have done great in the league under 6’5”. He’s a Booker type to me, and will undoubtedly grow in those skills over the next few months. Booker was good in college, not great, but has grown into a beast in the NBA.

    • JASUN74
      2:46 pm January 21, 2019 Permalink

      Ibescootch, I agree with you. This kid is just now really getting it going. He’s got a world of talent and now that the game has slowed down for him he could possibly be on the All SEC First team this year. I have no idea what that sith kid is talking about a slow shot!!! He got a quick trigger and it may be the prettiest form in all of college basketball. Not one of these negative Nancy boys have ever Gotten away from their moms house yet but she’ll always be there for them to pay the Direct Tv bill so they can watch the games and complain. Hahahahaha

  4. Smyrna_Cat
    11:36 am January 21, 2019 Permalink

    Well deserved. He is a dog!

    • trumpetguy
      2:27 pm January 21, 2019 Permalink

      Comments above about height. Wouldn’t be out of the question for a college freshman to get an inch or two taller. Why can’t we just let these guys enjoy this season without trying to forecast their futures in regard to potential pro careers.