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MBB: Keyontae Johnson named SEC Player of The Week

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Keyontae Johnson was named SEC men’s basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

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.

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