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Oriakhi Earns Player of the Week

Missouri center Alex Oriakhi earned SEC Player of the Week honors for the penultimate week of the regular season.

Oriakhi averaged 18 points and six rebounds in Missouri’s two wins over South Carolina and LSU. He missed only two shots in the week, and added his 10th double-double of the season in the win over SC.

The Lowell, Massachusetts native is the third Tiger to earn Player of the Week honors from the SEC, joining Laurence Bowers and Phil Pressey who both won in January.

Missouri plays next against Arkansas Tuesday night, coverage on the Zimmer Sports Network at 5:30.

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