LSU's Ballard earns fourth weekly SEC honor

LSU's Ballard earns fourth weekly SEC honor
February 19, 2013, 4:00 pm
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For the fourth time this season, LSU guard Danielle Ballard has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week. She also earned the honor on Nov. 26, Dec. 24 and Jan. 7.

The Memphis, Tenn. native scored a game-high 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting and recorded seven rebounds and four steals in a 63-41 win over Mississippi State on Sunday.

Ballard continues to rank second among all SEC freshmen in scoring (12.6 ppg), rebounding (6.4 rpg) and field goal percentage (42.2) while leading the SEC in steals with 3.1 per game.

Next up for Ballard and the Lady Tigers is a road game at Missouri at 8 p.m. on Thursday before returning home to host No. 8 Kentucky on Sunday at 2 p.m.