Georgia Lady Bulldog senior guard Tiaria Griffin has been named the SEC Player of Week following impressive performances in back-to-back games against No. 2 South Carolina and then-No. 22 Florida.
Griffin scored over 20 points in back-to-back games against two ranked opponents last week, turning in a career-high 28-point, eight-rebound effort against Florida on Sunday. The Monticello, Mississippi, native drained six 3-pointers in a row in the second half, as she scored 22 of her 28 points in the final 20 minutes.
Against No. 2 South Carolina last Thursday, Griffin finished one point shy of her then-career high with 24 points. She hit two key 3-pointers against the Gamecocks that helped Georgia climb to within five points —50-45 — with 2:29 remaining in the game.
Griffin currently leads all SEC players in 3-point field goals made this season with 69 and is also the active career leader in the conference in 3-point baskets made with 215.
The Lady Bulldogs, who have won six of their last seven games, return home to host Arkansas on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET before making the trek to Knoxville to take on Tennessee on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.
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