LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKBN) — Former Kennedy Catholic standout and Kentucky junior Oscar Tshiebwe has been named the SEC Co-Player of the Week the conference announced on Monday.
The former Golden Eagle led the Wildcats past Western Kentucky 95-60 last week.
In the win, Tshiebwe posted 14 points and racked up 28 rebounds.
The 28 boards is a Rupp Arena record that was previously held by Shaquille O’Neal set back in 1990.
It tied for the sixth-most rebounds in UK history and the most in more than 45 years.
Tshiebwe is a former McDonald’s All-American, and was Gatorade’s Pennsylvania Player of the Year. He led Kennedy Catholic to a pair of state championships in the high school ranks.