Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America, and was awarded 2022 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Gafford named SEC Player of the Week
Arkansas forward Daniel Gafford backs to the basket during a game against UC Davis on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas sophomore forward Daniel Gafford was named SEC Player of the Week on Monday.
Gafford scored a career-high 27 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked three shots in the Razorbacks’ 73-72 win over Indiana on Sunday. He has recorded a double-double in both games against Power 5 opponents this season. Gafford added 12 points, four rebounds and four blocks in a 81-58 win over UC Davis last Wednesday as well.
Sunday, Gafford became the first Arkansas player to finish with 25-plus points, 10-plus rebound and three blocks in a game since Moses Kingsley at Dayton in Dec. 2015.
Arkansas returns to the floor Wednesday against Montana State as part of the Hardwood Showcase. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game can be streamed on SEC Network Plus.
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