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Scottie Lewis was named SEC Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

The Hazlet, NJ native recorded his first career double-double, posting 15 points and 10 rebounds in the double-overtime win over Alabama on Saturday.

Lewis is averaging 8.7 points and 4.7 rebounds on the season and has started the last nine games for the Gators.

This is the first SEC honor for the former five-star recruit.

Florida will face South Carolina on Tuesday with tipoff scheduled for 7:00 PM. The game is slated to air on ESPNU.

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