KU’s Wayne Selden, Jr. Named Athlon Sports National Freshman of the Week
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Following his first Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor, Kansas freshman guard Wayne Selden, Jr., garnered the Athlons National Freshman of the Week honor the website announced Monday.
Selden helped the Jayhawks start 2-0 in conference play as KU won at Oklahoma (90-83) and defeated Kansas State (86-60). The Roxbury, Mass., guard opened the week with a career-best 24 points, including five three-pointers, in the win in Norman. His five treys were the most in a game by a Jayhawk this season. Selden then added 20 points and four boards versus the Wildcats, connecting on 7-of-10 shots from the field. For the week, Selden shot 59.3 percent (16-of-27) and 53.3 percent (8-of-15) from beyond the arc. He totaled six rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Kansas (11-4, 2-0) plays at Iowa State (14-1, 2-1) tonight on ESPN Big Monday at 8 p.m. (Central).
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