STARKVILLE, Miss. -- After career performances in wins over North Dakota State and Dayton, Mississippi State's Tyson Carter has earned player of the week honors from the SEC.
Carter, a 6-foot-4, 165-pound sophomore guard from Starkville, Miss., averaged 27.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals in wins over North Dakota State and Dayton. Carter scored a career-high 35 points against North Dakota State before totaling 20 against Dayton with a key 3-pointer late in the game to break a 56-56 tie.
In his two games, he drained 19 of his 29 shots and was 12-20 beyond the arc. In his last four games, he's now scored 83 points.
Mississippi State is back in action this Saturday, hosting North Georgia at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville at 4pm.