Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 1/7/13
COLUMBIA, Mo. Missouris Phil Pressey was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday after pouring in a career high 26 points to lead the Tigers to a thrilling 66-64 win over Bucknell. The Preseason SEC Player of the Year, Pressey currently ranks among the nations Top 10 in assists per game (7.2) and fueled Missouris offense on Saturday, hitting 10-of-22 shots, including a perfect 3-of-3 shooting from three-point range in the second half. Pressey also dished five assists and is now tied with Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Larry Drew for third on the schools career assists list with 433. The Dallas native is the second Tiger to earn SEC Player of the Week honors from the league office. Laurence Bowers won the award on Dec. 24 after leading Missouri to a Bud Light Braggin Rights win over Illinois. Pressey leads the SEC in assists per game and ranks second on the club in scoring (13.8 ppg). He is averaging 22.5 points and 12.0 assists over his last two games. Mizzou ...
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