Keyontae Johnson was named SEC men’s basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) November 25, 2019
The Norfolk, VA native earned the honor following a great week in the Charleston Classic. Johnson led the Gators’ charge which cumminated in the Tournament Championship.
The sophomore finished with a double-double (22 points, 12 rebounds) against St. Joseph’s in the Classic’s opening round and posted 12 points and 7 boards against Miami in the semifinals.
Johnson led the Gators in the championship game with 15 points and 5 rebounds and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
Florida will face Marshall on Friday in their return home with a much different outlook than when they last played at the O’Dome.