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CAA Men's Basketball Weekly Awards | Dec. 6, 2021

CAA Men's Basketball Weekly Awards | Dec. 6, 2021

Hofstra junior Aaron Estrada and Charleston freshman Reyne Smith have been selected as CAA weekly award recipients for their performances.

Dec 6, 2021 by FloHoops Staff
CAA Men's Basketball Weekly Awards | Dec. 6, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 6, 2021) – Hofstra junior Aaron Estrada and Charleston freshman Reyne Smith have been selected as Colonial Athletic Association weekly award recipients in men’s basketball for their performances over the last week.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Aaron Estrada, Hofstra
Junior | Guard | Woodbury, N.J. / St. Benedict’s (Oregon)

Estrada helped Hofstra to a pair of wins over the past week to extend the Pride’s winning streak to four games. The guard from New Jersey matched his career-high with 20 points in Wednesday’s win over Princeton and then bettered it with a 24-point showing in Saturday’s victory over Bucknell. Estrada set up his teammates for success as well, dishing out seven assists against Princeton and six vs. Bucknell as the Hofstra offense cracked 80 points for the third and fourth-consecutive games. For the week, Estrada averaged 22.0 points and 6.5 assists on 57% from the field.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Reyne Smith, Charleston
Freshman | Guard | Ulverstone, Australia / Australian Institute of Sport
Smith’s reign as CAA Rookie of the Week continues with an impressive fourth-straight honor to begin his collegiate career. The freshman from Australia averaged 23.0 points per game in a 1-1 week that included 22 points in a win over Tulane and 24 in an overtime contest at Furman. Smith shot 65% overall and 63% from three (12-of-19) to improve upon his lead as the nation’s top freshman in made threes (31), while also knocking down all eight of his free-throw attempts.

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