DeAndre Kane Named C-USA Freshman of the Week

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Kane/ Photo by Spencer
Kane/ Photo by Spencer

Kane garners third freshman of the week honor

IRVING, Texas – Redshirt freshman DeAndre Kane of the Marshall University men’s basketball team has been named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week, as announced by league officials on Monday afternoon.

Kane averaged a team-high 16.5 ppg this week in games at UAB and a home win against Memphis. The Pittsburgh, Pa., native began the week with 13 points against the Blazers in 27 minutes of play. He then tied for the game-high against the Tigers as he poured in 20 points on 6-14 from the floor, leading the Herd to an 85-70 victory over Memphis, its first since joining C-USA.

Kane connected on 12-of-14 free throw attempts in the two games while averaging 31 minutes of action. For the week, Kane finished with 16.5 ppg, 2.0 rbg and 3.5 apg. This is Kane’s third Freshman of the Week award and his second in the last four weeks.

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