By A. Boggs - Freshman John Jenkins won his third Freshman of the Week honor from the SEC for his play against Georgia and Arkansas last week. He averaged 13.5 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in Vanderbilt’s two wins over the Bulldogs and Razorbacks. He scored 14 points against Georgia and 13 against Arkansas.
Earlier this year, he won two consecutive SEC Freshman of the Week awards for the first two weeks of January of 2010. He was honored for his performances against Middle Tennessee State and Florida January 4-11, when he averaged 13.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two Commodore wins over the Blue Raiders and Gators. He was also named the SEC Freshman of the Week for his performances against Manhattan and Southern Miss December 27-January 4, when he averaged 17.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in the wins over the Jaspers and Golden Eagles.