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LSU's Moncrief gets SEC freshman nod

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Posted: Dec 2, 2013 10:38 AM by Russell Jones
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Topics: SEC freshman of the week, LSU freshman, lady tigers, lsu women's basketball, college basketball, raigyne moncrief

BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference named LSU's Raigyne Moncrief as their Freshman of the Week after she helped lead LSU to the Barclays Invitational championship this weekend.

Moncrief, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., combined for 40 points, 12 rebounds and 11 steals in wins over Rutgers and Michigan in Brooklyn. She is averaging a team-best 13.4 points per game this season, second among all SEC freshmen.

Moncrief also broke the LSU freshmen single-game record for free throws with 15 against Rutgers. She was named the Barclays Invitational Most Outstanding Player after averaging a tournament-best 20.0 points per game.

The Lady Tigers (6-1) are back in Baton Rouge Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to take on Indiana State at the Maravich Center.

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