- Associated Press - Monday, January 12, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas forward Bobby Portis has been named the Southeastern Conference’s player of the week for the first time.

Portis became the first Razorback to score 30 points and pull down 10 rebounds in a game and averaged 26.5 points per game for the week. The SEC announced the honors Monday.

Arkansas went 2-0 during the week, beating Georgia on the road and Vanderbilt at home. Portis had 21 points in the Georgia game and 32 points against the Commodores. He also had 11 rebounds and four steals against Vanderbilt.

His 32 points on Saturday is a season-high for the Southeastern Conference this year.

Portis is the only player in the conference in the top five in scoring, rebounds, offensive rebounds and field goal percentage.


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