Georgia senior Juwan Parker was named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, the league announced.
Dubbed the “smartest man in college basketball,” Parker is only active Division I men's basketball player who has already earned a master's degree. He received his master's in Sport Management in August and is working on a second master’s in Family Financial Planning.
A bachelor's in Management ☑️— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) March 6, 2018
A masters's in Sport Management ☑️@wans_world3 is the #SECMBB Scholar-Athlete of the Year. pic.twitter.com/Sx5LdanrOZ
Parker is Georgia's second-leading scorer at 8.7 points per game and also ranks No. 3 among Georgia's career free throw percentage leaders, converting on 82.7 percent of his trips to the line.
Parker is second Bulldog to win the Scholar-Athlete of the Year since the award's inception in 2004, following Dave Bliss in 2008.
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