The Kentucky center/forward helped the No. 1 Wildcats match the best start in school history (25-0) by averaging 10.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks last week in wins over LSU and South Carolina.
Towns leads UK in blocked shots with 58 this season and is tied for the team lead in rebounds per game at 6.4. Over the last five games, the New Jersey native is leading the Cats in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots.
Arkansas’ Bobby Portis won the SEC Player of the Week honor after posting averages of 17.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 1.5 assists in leading the Razorbacks to road wins at Auburn and Ole Miss.