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Alabama women’s basketball’s Jordan Lewis and Ashley Knight are Frosh-All-SEC

Alabama women’s basketball has program first two earn Freshman All-SEC

There is a good sign for the future of Coach Kristy Curry’s Alabama women’s basketball team. For the first time in Alabama women’s basketball history, the Crimson Tide has had two players — Jordan Lewis and Ashley Knight — earn Freshman All-Southeastern Conference.
 Lewis, a 5-7 guard from Windermere, Fla., is a five-time SEC Freshman of the Week honoree. She’s started every game at point guard for the Tide and averages a team-best 32.4 minutes per contest, which ranks 18th in the league. Lewis leads the team, and ranks sixth in the SEC in assists with an average of 3.8 per game.
Lewis has scored double-digit points 17 times, including a season-high 22 on the road at Ole Miss. She’s collected five or more assists on nine occasions and dished out a season-best eight assists in the wins over Georgia Tech and Tennessee. Lewis has led Alabama in assists 21 times, steals seven times, scoring four times, and rebounding three times.
Knight, a 6-5 post player from Austin, Texas, recently tied Yolanda Watkins’ Alabama single-season block record of 68, which had been standing for 23 years. Knight leads the SEC in overall blocks and ranks 21st in the nation. She was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 20 after collecting 16 points, 12 rebounds, and six blocks against McNeese State, which was one of her two double-doubles this season. 
Knight, who made six starts in her rookie season, has scored double-digit points five times, including a season-high 19, and pulled down double-figure rebounds twice, including a season-best 13. She’s had multiple blocks in 18 games, including a season-high six.


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