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Williams Picks Up Co-Player of Week Honors After Big Week

Averaging a double-double last week starting to get Jaylin Williams noticed in league

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jaylin Williams is maybe the most consistent player on Arkansas' team and he's been getting better.

Monday, he was named co-Player of the Week for the SEC along with Auburn's Walker Kessler.

Williams averaged 16.5 points and 10.0 rebounds to help Arkansas extend its current conference win streak to four with wins last week over South Carolina and Texas A&M last week..

He had a career-high with 19 points and made a career-high 9-of-10 at the free throw line in a win over South Carolina. He added a career-high six steals while recording his fourth double-double in five games in Saturday’s overtime win over Texas A&M.

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Overall versus Texas A&M, Williams became the first major conference Division I player to have at least 14 points, 11 rebounds, six steals, three blocked shots and three assists since Florida State’s Chris Singleton reached those marks versus UNC Greensboro in November 2010, according to Sports Reference.

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Arkansas will be on the road Wednesday night against Ole Miss in a 6 p.m. game and back in Bud Walton Arena against West Virginia in the Big 12-SEC Challenge on Saturday at 1 p.m.


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