BIRMINGHAM, AL — Texas A&M sophomore guard Chennedy Carter was named SEC Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week Tuesday, after leading the Aggies to a pair of wins and averaging 24.0 points per game.
The Mansfield, Texas native scored 24 points in the Aggies’ win at No. 11 Kentucky Thursday, clinching the No. 3-seed in the SEC Tournament for Texas A&M. She scored seven of the Aggies’ last nine points, to put away the 62-55 victory, plus added seven rebounds and five assists.
In A&M’s 66-53 win against Arkansas Sunday, the sophomore phenom posted her fourth 20+ point first-half, helping the Aggies build a 41-26 halftime lead. She made 61.1% of her shots against Arkansas, her best field-goal percentage of the SEC season, and added six rebounds and four steals to her 24 total points. It marked her fifth consecutive 20+ point game, and 10th in the last 11 games.
Carter set the Texas A&M sophomore scoring record, now with 584 points on the year and holds the school records for both freshman season and sophomore season scoring. She set an A&M record with 1,400 points in her first two seasons, passing Danielle Adams’ mark of 1,386. She also passed Adams for 11th on the Aggies’ career scoring list.
Carter extended Texas A&M records with her 36th consecutive game of scoring 10+ points and her 44th career 20+ point game over the course of the week. This season, she leads the SEC with 22.5 points per game to go along with 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
This marks Carter’s second SEC Player of the Week honor this season, after winning the award on December 18.