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Chesapeake's Cam Thomas named SEC Freshman of the Week after college debut

Cam Thomas SEC award (Courtesy: LSUSports.net)
Posted at 4:15 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 16:15:28-05

BATON ROUGE, La. (LSUSports.net) – The Southeastern Conference on Monday named LSU freshman Cameron Thomas its Freshman of the Week for his efforts in games played over the Thanksgiving Weekend.

Thomas scored 27 points in his first game of the season against SIUE and became the 13th player at LSU to score 21 points or more in his first varsity game. He followed that up with 25 more points in the Saturday game at Saint Louis.

Thomas, a former Oscar Smith High School standout from Chesapeake, had 10 field goal makes each in both games and also made four treys in each of the two games.

In Monday's 96-43 victory vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Thomas scored 21 points for his third 20-plus game. He finished 4 of 8 from the 3-point line and 9 of 10 at the free-throw line.

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