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Ashton Hagans Named SEC Freshman of the Week


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Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans is this weeks SEC Freshman of the week after a dominant defensive performance vs. North Carolina.


Hagans, a 6-foot-3 guard from Cartersville, Ga., tied a UK single game record with 8 steals vs. the Tar Heels. Additionally, he added 7 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in an 80-72 victory.


Hagans is the third SEC Freshman of the Week honor for Kentucky and second consecutive. Keldon Johnson has received the honor twice this season.


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