Patrick Patterson named Freshman All-America

Kentucky's Patrick Patterson recognized by as one of the top freshman in the country for the 2007-2008 season.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman Patrick Patterson has been named a 2nd Team Freshman All-America by as announced by the organization.

Despite missing last five games with a stress fracture in his left foot, Patterson finished the regular season as one of two freshmen to rank in the SEC's top 10 in both scoring (9th) and rebounding (7th), and is one of two players in the league's top 10 in points, rebounds, field goal percentage (5th) and free throw percentage (9th).

Patterson finished the season averaging 16.4 points, second on the team, and a team high 7.7 rebounds. He also shot a team best 57 percent from the field.

He was also named the SEC Coaches' Co-Freshman of the Year as well as being named a second team All-SEC performer by the coaches and the Associated Press.

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