Cam Thomas Named SEC Freshman of the Week For 2nd Time

by Kent Lowe | Sr. Assoc. Communications Director
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Cam Thomas Named SEC Freshman of the Week For 2nd Time

BATON ROUGE – LSU guard Cameron Thomas was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week the league announced on Monday afternoon.

The Tigers open SEC play Tuesday night at 6 p.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against Texas A&M. The game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and televised on the SEC Network.

Thomas, 6-4, 210-pounds from Chesapeake, Virginia scored 29 points to go with three rebounds, two assists and a block in an 86-80 win over Nicholls on Saturday. Thomas converted 47.6 percent (10-of-21) field goals in the game and was 7-of-7 at the free throw line.

It was his fourth game with 20 or more points and the third time he made 10 field goals this season. 

He was also named SEC Freshman of the Week after the first week of the season in November when he scored 27 points against SIUE and 25 at Saint Louis.