Grant Williams named SEC and National Player of the Week

ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 09, 2018 - Forward Grant Williams #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Tennessee Volunteers at the 2018 Men's SEC Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO. Photo By Kyle Zedaker/Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The reigning SEC Player of the Year is raking up honors again in 2019.

Vols leading scorer Grant Williams was named the National and SEC Player of the Week Monday after averaging 22.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in wins over Kentucky and Ole Miss.

On the road in Oxford, Williams scored the game winning shot with three seconds remaining to seal the win for the Vols over the Rebels.

Saturday against Kentucky, Williams finished with 24 points, shooting 72 percent from the field.