Mizzou’s Kobe Brown named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year, member of All-SEC First Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Missouri senior forward Kobe Brown was among the award-winners Monday when the Southeastern Conference announced honorees for the 2022-23 men’s basketball season.
Brown, who averaged 15.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game as a senior, was named the All-SEC First Team. Brown is the only player in the nation shooting above 55 percent from the floor and above 40 percent from 3-point range.
He was also the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year, with a 3.594 GPA. This fall, Brown earned a perfect 4.0 GPA and was a member of the Dean’s List for the fifth time in his career.
Brown is the first-ever Missouri Tiger to win SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He’s the fifth Tiger in program history to earn First-Team All-SEC honors.
Missouri is the No. 4 seed in the SEC Tournament and will begin play in Nashville on Friday.
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