Augustus named SEC Player of Week

Seimone Augustus, a senior guard for LSU's third-ranked Lady Tigers basketball team, was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday.

Augustus, a Baton Rouge native, led the Lady Tigers (1-0) to a 76-68 victory over No. 13 Texas Tech with a game-high 32 points and 13 rebounds. 21 of her 32 points came in the second half, including nine in the final three minutes of the game to seal the victory.

This is the fifth time Augustus earned SEC Player of the Week honors during her career.

LSU opens its home schedule on Tuesday by hosting Southern in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 7 p.m. CST.

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